Crack in Computer Security Code Raises Red Flag

J.A. Terranson measl at
Tue Mar 15 13:22:26 EST 2005

On Tue, 15 Mar 2005, The Wall Street Journal Wrote:

> SHA-1 is a federal standard promulgated by the National
> Institute of Standards and Technology and used by the government and
> private sector for handling sensitive information. It is thought to be the
> most widely used hash function, and it is regarded as the state of the art.


J.A. Terranson
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