Tag: SHA-1

Google Cracks Old Crypto Algorithm, SHA-1 Now Unsafe: Why You Should Panic

Using massive computing power, Google has successfully attacked a cryptographic algorithm used to validate digital signatures. The cracked algorithm is also widely used to protect digital assets such as credit card transactions.

Google February 24, 2017

Facebook Warns Of Expiring Web Browser Security Algorithm

An important Web security algorithm that is expiring could affect Internet use for those on older browers, Facebook warns. While the algorithm will be replaced for those who are using new browsers, people using older browsers, many of whom live in poorer countries, will be stuck without the soon-to-be unsupported system.

Apps/Software December 11, 2015

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