Tag: Secure Hash Algorithm 1s

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Stop using SHA1: It’s now completely unsafe

February 24, 2017

Via: CIO

Security researchers have achieved the first real-world collision attack against the SHA-1 hash function, producing two different PDF files with the same SHA-1 signature. This shows that the algorithm’s use for security-sensitive functions should be discontinued as soon as possible. […]