Joined: 12 May 2008 Posts: 1700 Location: N.E. USA
Posted: Fri 03 Nov 2017, 20:05 Post subject:
Right, the more complex the algorithm the more difficult it is to have a collision. Early this year Google said they had generated a collision using SHA-1(2. IIRC MD5 collisions existed around 2005.
Funny thing is how "low" a priority this is according to brrowsers... my FF27 still allows a MD5 key to be set! In fact, there are only 2 true SHA256 keys with Foreward Secrecy, and a third without FS. When I ran FF45.8esr many poor algorithms were still included/available.
8Geee _________________ Linux user #498913
You cannot post new topics in this forum You cannot reply to topics in this forum You cannot edit your posts in this forum You cannot delete your posts in this forum You cannot vote in polls in this forum You cannot attach files in this forum You can download files in this forum