Xyon (xyon) wrote,
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I read this quote and chuckled

"The new cracking technique creates quick collisions, or occurrences of duplicate unique strings, within the SHA-1 algorithm so that breaking SHA-1 is 2,000 times faster. Although SHA-1 is still considerably difficult to crack and could take up to 1,000 years for a personal computer to decrypt..."

-- From the ACM TechNews summary of http://www.infoworld.com/article/05/02/16/HNshaflaw_1.html
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