Report of collision-generation with MD5

David Wolfskill david at
Wed Aug 18 10:24:28 PDT 2004

Just got a pointer to this via ACM "TechNews Alert" for today:

Seems that "... French computer scientist Antoine Joux reported on
Aug. 12 his discovery of a flaw in the MD5 algorithm, which is often
used with digital signatures...."

There's more in the article cited above.

David H. Wolfskill				david at
Evidence of curmudgeonliness:  becoming irritated with the usage of the
word "speed" in contexts referring to quantification of network
performance, as opposed to "bandwidth" or "latency."

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