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Re: md5 collision generator

From: Wim Bertels <wim(dot)bertels(at)khleuven(dot)be>
To: Bruno Wolff III <bruno(at)wolff(dot)to>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: md5 collision generator
Date: 2005-11-16 22:50:35
Message-ID: 1132181435.8559.3.camel@localhost.localdomain (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, 2005-11-16 at 14:43 -0600, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 16, 2005 at 14:25:44 +0100,
>   Wim Bertels <wim(dot)bertels(at)khleuven(dot)be> wrote:
> > LS,
> > 
> > the sourcecode of a md5 collision generator has been released,
> > it takes about 45 minutes to generate.
> > ..so to an "eve" with this knowledge md5 is almost the same as plain text..
> > 
> > maybe its not bad to include eg. sha2 hashes into the options for passwords
> 
> There is no sha2. sha1 has similar problems to md5.

sha2 meaning sha-512



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