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1-time pad remains the strongest, uncrackable (if used properly) encryption. Of course, you DO have to swap pad face to face, but I reckon 95% of people who require this level of security WILL meet before setting up secure communications. Just specifying which 256-bit key to use for a particular message works perfectly and is used by the security services.
It's implied in the same article that Kaspersky has access to the code which uses the hashes. They know the algorithm because they have the code which generates it. What they want to know is what the code is targeting which is hidden by the hash.
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