Crypto cadre cloud-cracks SHA-1 with just $75k of compute cost
Plans to retire cipher in 2017 may need to be brought forward
A crypto cadre has busted the SHA-1 security standard after using $US75,000 of cloud computing resources, handily undercutting conservative crypto cracking estimates and putting such an attack within reach of well-resourced groups.…
New Crypto Tool Makes Anonymous Surveys Truly Anonymous
Two Cornell crypto researchers have developed some math tricks to ensure survey respondents can speak their minds without fear of identification.
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