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Hash snag: Security shamans shame SHA-1 standard, confirm crucial collisions citing circa $45k chip cost

GnuTzu Silver badge

Re: The Cycle Continues...

Well, Moore's law unavoidably plays into the story. The question I have is: when will adding bits to the SHA family finally be insufficient?

Oh, and I suppose you'd be wanting to know if the World should be standardizing on something invented by one particular population-monitoring government agency. The response to any paranoia in this area should be the invention of algorithms not controlled by some particular government agency or corporation. Let's see which crypto geniuses are willing to step up.

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