Nature of Man
… nothing that happens to Man is ever natural

10 June 2005, Friday

The Story of Alice and her Boss (Real Life ™ Collision in MD5)

Filed under: Uncategorized — Mordred @ 18:20

Differentiating from the usual stories about finding attacks on some algo that works in 2^127 instead of 2^128, these guys claim to have calculated in several hours (not years!) two postscript files with identical MD5. While waiting for more Real Life ™ stories of hell breaking loose due to hacked signed GNU/Linux binaries or whatever, read the story of Alice and her Boss (Hey, politically correct zealots, why not Andrew and his Bossess?)

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