Wednesday, August 23, 2006

Hashes for Newbies

This paper cover Hash types, collisions and practical uses of this cryptographic technique.
Explains the difference between hashes, cyphers and checksums and also how their future is changing.
The words are very clear and perfectly understandable.

If you do not know what hashes are, give it a try!

An Illustrated guide to Cryptographic Hashes --
Written by Steve Friedl to

Happy reading!


I will try to post good papers covering topics like Cryptography, System Administration, Programming Techniques and Vulnerabilities. Most of them from third party sites but with the proper copyrights.
If you have an interest on a particular subject, post your comment and I'll try to cover it in the next post.