I am new here, and have poked around the site looking for an overview of which hash algorithm to use on the web and why. It seems to be the consensus that SHA-256 or other SHA-2 family algorithms are ...
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 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 ...