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Re: Chinese Professor Cracks Fifth Data SecurityAlgorithm (SHA-1)
From: "Michael Silk" <michaelslists () gmail com>
Date: Sat, 24 Mar 2007 11:27:52 +1100

On 3/23/07, Dave No, not that one Korn <davek_throwaway () hotmail com> wrote:

Tim wrote:
> Hello,
>
> On Wed, Mar 21, 2007 at 06:45:19PM +0300, 3APA3A wrote:
>> Dear Michael Silk,
>>
>> First,  by  reading  'crack'  I thought lady can recover full
>> message by it's signature. After careful reading she can bruteforce
>> collisions 2000 times faster.
>
> Both of you guys are confused.
>
> First off Michael: this is old news.  It doesn't seem to indicate that
> finding collisions is any faster than 2^63, which was reported quite
> some time ago[1].

  It's not just old news, but old old news, since we already had this
discussion about how it was old news back in january when the piece was
published...



yes yes yes. i have a bad memory. i don't read articles before posting them.
anyone else want to take a shot?



   cheers,
      DaveK
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