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Google cracked SHA-1 web encryption


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#1 JohnC_21

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Posted 23 February 2017 - 11:59 AM

Today, Google made major waves in the cryptography world, announcing a public collision in the SHA-1 algorithm. It’s a deathblow to what was once one of the most popular algorithms in cryptography, and a crisis for anyone still using the function. The good news is, almost no one is still using SHA-1, so you don’t need to rush out and install any patches. But today’s announcement is still a major power play from Google, with real implications for web security overall.

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Posted 25 February 2017 - 12:21 PM

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