Re: SHA1 cracked .... What are the chances this will be addressed in LC?
On 02/03/2017 19:28, Alejandro Tejada via use-livecode wrote:
> How difficult would be to guess a sha1 digest, if we repeat it many,
> many times? Just as Peter Brett wrote in a previous message:
> put sha1Digest(sha1Digest(sha1Digest(tData))) -- 3 times!!!!!
Don't do this. It will make it _easier_ to generate collisions, because
each successive iteration loses some information from the input -- i.e.
the scheme you suggest _reduces_ security.