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Re: hash function for creating an activation code
From: Maciej Wolanski <maciej.wolanski () gmail com>
Date: Tue, 10 Nov 2009 01:11:50 +0100

Weaknes of this aproach doesn't lie in hashing function, so whether md5,
sha-1 or sha-256 will be used it makes no difference

2009/11/9 André Gasser <andre.gasser () gmx ch>:
Hi,

From a security perspective I would use SHA-256 since both, SHA-1 and MD5
should not be considered "secure" these days. In this case, where you are
just generating a license file, computing time should not be an issue...

just my 0.02

andré

Shreyas Zare wrote:

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regards,
Maciej Wolanski

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