/dev/random and /dev/urandom

Valentin Nechayev netch at netch.kiev.ua
Mon May 12 01:38:13 PDT 2003

 Sun, May 11, 2003 at 23:29:32, phk wrote about "Re: /dev/random and /dev/urandom": 

> There is one current concern with MD5: over-ratio of collisions.
> What this means is that it may be a bit too easy to find a
> MD5 input which generates a given MD5 output.

Sorry, I might forget cryptography news for a few last years.
Do you say there is _real_ example of two different data streams producing
identical MD5 output _of its full length_?
Please show an URL if things are already on this way...


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