[Cryptography] Is this a "relevant" attack against HMAC-MD5?

Ryan Carboni ryacko at gmail.com
Wed May 27 18:46:51 EDT 2015

That 2^72 attack against MAC MD5 is an online attack.

It is only in the reach of the NSA if it's a server capable of handling
2^72 queries per year.
Keep in mind if each query was one byte, that would be several zettabytes
of data.

The internet isn't even that big.
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