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Re: Month of Random Hashes: DAY THREE
From: Tõnu Samuel <tonu () jes ee>
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2007 12:32:59 +0300
On Wed, 2007-06-13 at 23:16 -0700, Brian Dessent wrote:
Hashing is not encryption, so flush the notion of "decrypt a hash" from
By definition hashing stuff is also encryption. Not reversible but as
art it is can be categorized under "encryption" :)
But seeing as this is FD and there has been a rash of "Month of Foo"
nonsense, I think someone is just taking the piss and further degrading
the already miniscule SNR of this list. Unless a posted hash is
correlated to the release of some POC or other item of interest, it's
Actually author who posted those hashes are known man and I am sure if
he posted something, this is cool and I am really sitting and waiting
what he have found. Also I know that he usually provides POC after 6 or
12 months AT LEAST, so do not expect fast info.
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