I am using OpenPGP and sending a signed, encrypted file with forced MDC (Modification Detection Code) over the network. In typical file transfer scenarios where security is not in picture, an md5 ...
The MD5 hashing algorithm is known to be vulnerable to collisions for a number of years now, see its Wikipedia entry. Still, I see that in many places throughout the web, MD5 is used to verify ...
General Always check the MD5 hashes of the .NET Framework assemblies to prevent the possibility of rootkits in the framework. Altered assemblies are possible and simple to produce. Checking ...
Why is it necessary to match the checksum of a download with another file provided by the same server? [duplicate]
Possible Duplicate: Does hashing a file from an unsigned website give a false sense of security? On many servers providing files for download, there is a file on which checksums are ...