SHA-1 rumors

Matt Curtin cmcurtin at
Mon Aug 16 15:50:54 EDT 2004

Eric Rescorla <ekr at> writes:

> P.S. AFAIK, although Dobbertin was able to find preimages for
> reduced MD4, there still isn't a complete break in MD4. Correct?

Dobbertin's work on was reduced MD5.  I haven't heard anything about
progress on that front for several years.

MD4 was reported broken a year or two earlier.

Matt Curtin, CISSP, IAM, INTP.  Keywords: Lisp, Unix, Internet, INFOSEC.
Founder, Interhack Corporation +1 614 545 HACK
Author of /Developing Trust: Online Privacy and Security/ (Apress, 2001)

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