First SHA-1 collision

Secured data transfer

In February this year, a team of researchers both from Google and CWI Institute in Amsterdam announced that they were able to generate two PDFs documents with different content that would hash into the same SHA-1 digest. This may lead to a big problem in security that I will try to explain to you but first let’s put ourselves in context.

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Bruno Retolaza: Bruno Retolaza, Industrial Engineer, is part of bintec elmeg's R&D department. Within this department is part of the IP Protocol Team. He is also specialized in mobile app Development