[BitTorrent] SHA-1 broken

Olaf van der Spek OvdSpek at LIACS.NL
Wed Feb 16 08:25:48 EST 2005


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.


 
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