Saturday, January 20, 2007

Don't use SHA-1 or MD5

What stands out in my mind is her age. She's 41 and she's cracked about every encryption algorithm known to man. That's a ripe old age for somebody to be creative. And to do it herself?

Considering the NSA has been hiring the best in the field for many decades I'd say she's not the first to crack this stuff. Teams of NSA people probably have done it all before. Privately.

I guess the best privacy is keeping it really private and not writing it down.

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