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Which encryption algorithm used?
From: <stevenr () mastek com>
Date: Wed, 26 May 2004 13:10:31 +0530

Hi all

Is it possible to identify the encryption algorithm used by looking at the format of the encrypted string? Of course I 
understand we not may be 100% accurate but there could be a chance we hit home. To give an example, probably a 32 
character string could be a MD5 hash, and a string ending with == could be base 64 encoding. Is there any tool which 
can give a list of possible algos used, if provided with the encrypted string? anyone know of any site which has info 
on this ?


Thanks in advance
Steve


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