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Re: md5 attack: brute force 1/3 time faster thantraditional hash brute forcing
From: Denis Jedig <seclists () syneticon de>
Date: Thu, 24 Aug 2006 17:41:26 +0200

On Thu, 24 Aug 2006 12:02:01 +0100 Edward Pearson wrote:

Every heard of rainbow tables? Brute forcing MD5 is stoneage now.

Rainbow tables will only be of any use if you are looking for an arbitrary
collision. If you are looking for a more specific collision (e.g. want to
transfer a given cryptographic signature to some meaningful document), they
won't help.

Denis Jedig
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