24 Million entries and I need to what?
S. Dale Morrey
sdalemorrey at gmail.com
Fri Dec 27 20:19:05 MST 2013
Well Levi you would be quite correct if the intent were to actually seek a
collision across 256 bits of space. That is not what I'm going for here.
In my mind detecting a collision would be evidence of a flawed
implementation of the hashing algorithm which is what my experiment is
actually seeking to uncover. So I'm checking the specific implementation
to rule out a flaw, not nessecarily the algorithm.
On Friday, December 27, 2013, Joshua Marsh <joshua at themarshians.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 27, 2013 at 3:43 PM, Levi Pearson <levipearson at gmail.com>
>> On Fri, Dec 27, 2013 at 1:59 AM, S. Dale Morrey <sdalemorrey at gmail.com>
>> > So here's the problem...
>> > I'm exploring the strength of the SHA256 algorithm.
>> > Specifically I'm looking for the possibility of a hash collision.
>> Man, talk about a lot of unhelpful answers. You don't need an answer
>> to your question, you need to rethink what you're doing entirely.
> I actually found the answers really helpful. His experimenting will likely
> uncover the obvious, but he'll have learned new tools and algorithms in
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