SHA1 collisions proven possisble

Vincent Bernat bernat at
Fri Feb 24 17:04:07 UTC 2017

 ❦ 23 février 2017 21:16 -0500, "Patrick W. Gilmore" <patrick at> :

> A couple things will make this slightly less useful for the attacker:
> 	1) How many people are not going to keep a copy? Once both docs are be
> 	   found to have the same hash, well, game over.

But if a transaction is automated, it may be too late. For example, if
the document is a bank transfer slip.
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