Report of collision-generation with MD5
tigger at onemoremonkey.com
Thu Aug 19 07:49:06 PDT 2004
On Wed, 18 Aug 2004 14:29:57 -0400
"Peter C. Lai" <sirmoo at cowbert.net> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 18, 2004 at 09:08:12PM +0300, Claudiu wrote:
> > hello,
> > please explain what do you mean by "reverse the hash". Is this the
> > recreation of the originial message from its hash ?
> The short answer is yes. The slightly longer answer is that such is
> only one specific case. The general case is that the digest should not
> reveal any information about the original message.
If this is the case, then it would be very cool!
Imagine sending 32 bytes, then 'reverse the hash' to get XX MB's worth
of data :]
That would be great compression!
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