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MD5 collisions!

Recently three chinese researchers,(Wang, Feng, Lai, and Yu), have reported during CRYPTO 2004 that using there technique a collision could be produced in an hour! Other resources: 1. Introductory level article on hashing and collisions 2. www.md5crk.com 3. Slashdot story on the article can be seen here. 4. Cryptography Research's Hash Collision FAQ.


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