[Cryptography] Sony finding SHA1 collisions?

Albert Lunde atlunde at panix.com
Fri Dec 12 13:40:00 EST 2014

On 12/12/2014 7:34 AM, Benjamin Kreuter wrote:
> Does anyone know if that is what Sony is actually doing?  I cannot seem
> to find more details after ~5 minutes of Googling.

It sounds like they are seeding torrents with claimed hashes that that 
don't match the files they are seeding, so nothing cryptographically 
complex, just adding garbage to the environment.

     Albert Lunde  albert-lunde at northwestern.edu
                   atlunde at panix.com  (address for personal mail)

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