SHA-3, originally known as Keccak is a cryptographic hash function/algorithms designed by Guido Bertoni, Joan Daemen, Michaël Peeters, and Gilles Van Assche, building upon RadioGatún. SHA-3 uses the sponge construction in which message blocks are XORed into the initial bits of the state, which is ...

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What is SHA-3 and why did we change it?

On the 2nd of October NIST decided that SHA-3 is the new standard hashing algorithm, does this mean we need to stop using SHA-2 as it is not secure? What is this SHA-3 anyway?
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Should we start using SHA-3? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is SHA-3 and why did we change it? SHA-3 has been finalized! So, what does secuirty.se think about the new hash funciton? Should we start replacing all uses of ...