Is it possible to reverse the hashing of a block in a Datastream fed to an SHA1 if the plaintext for that block is known? If it is not possible (which I assume) does it make attacks to retrieve the ...
I'm sure everyone here has seen the rise and further rise of bitcoin. The process used for mining bitcoin is basically "let's brute force an SHA256 hash that is less than this amount" That being ...
I'm trying to understand the use of GUID and what has always left me wondering is what's so special about them that I should consider using them instead of rolling my own type of unique id. In other ...