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Crypto cadre cloud-cracks SHA-1 with just US$75k of compute cost

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    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.…

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