SHA-1 has been broken

16Feb - by - 0 - In Security

A chinese team managed to find collissions in 2**69 operations. That may sound like a lot, but it isn’t.

No need for panic, but we need to start looking into secure hash algorithms, as we’re starting to run out of them (MD4 and MD5 are also considered insecure).

Read more on Bruce Schneier’s weblog. Interesting comments, too.