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Google "Shattered" SHA-1 Encryption- Its officially dead

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Skyebug77, Feb 23, 2017.

  1. Skyebug77

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    lol the clock is ticking for a bunch of companies
     
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    The end the world looks near.
     
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    Couldn't have said it better
     
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    About time. sha1 should have been dead years ago. It says in that article it take $110k of AWS to run the attack (currently) so its not gone the way of md5 just yet.
     
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    From what I was looking at places I can't talk about here, I think the GTX 1080 may cut down the time for single GPU years to 34 from 110. So it may already be at a level where criminal groups can crack it affordably.


    Using Amazon may be a bad measure of how outdated SHA-1 could be, they should be estimating what the cost would be to acquire a massive cluster for SHA-1 attacks if the group was buying a mixed of used and new parts to keep prices as low as possible.
     
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    Google have a team working on the assumption that quantum computing will be possible within the next 5 years.

    Once this happens, passwords and all forms of encryption are gone.

    What took years will take seconds[​IMG]
     
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