[BitTorrent] SHA-1 broken

Olaf van der Spek OvdSpek at LIACS.NL
Wed Feb 16 08:27:09 EST 2005


Olaf van der Spek wrote:
> Bill Cox wrote:
> 
>>On Wed, 2005-02-16 at 14:07 +0200, Marcel Popescu wrote:
>>
>>
>>>http://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2005/02/sha1_broken.html
>>>
>>>As the guy on cypherpunks said, "damn chinese" <g>
>>>
>>>Marcel
>>>
>>
>>
>>Ouch.  2^69 seems like a lot of searching to find a collision, but it's
>>a whole lot smaller than our hash key length of 20 bytes, and not all
> 
> 
> Eh, 20 bytes is 160 bits is 2^160.

Oops, nevermind, I read that the wrong way.


 
Yahoo! Groups Links

<*> To visit your group on the web, go to:
    http://groups.yahoo.com/group/BitTorrent/

<*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to:
    BitTorrent-unsubscribe at yahoogroups.com

<*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to:
    http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/
 





More information about the BitTorrent mailing list