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Re: Senator Diane Feinstein Wants to know about the Benefits of P2P

  • From: james edwards
  • Date: Mon Aug 30 16:28:11 2004

Thats SHA0.

Still a checksum is a checksum, cracked or not.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dan Hollis" <goemon@anime.net>
To: "james edwards" <hackerwacker@cybermesa.com>
Cc: "Byron L. Hicks" <bhicks@nmsu.edu>; "Jeff Wheeler" <jwheeler@usip.org>;
"Henry Linneweh" <hrlinneweh@sbcglobal.net>; <nanog@merit.edu>
Sent: Monday, August 30, 2004 2:12 PM
Subject: Re: Senator Diane Feinstein Wants to know about the Benefits of P2P


> On Mon, 30 Aug 2004, james edwards wrote:
> > > Not true.  For those of us who host Akamai servers, we could download
SP2
> > > with no problems.  We did not need P2P, or MSDN.  In fact, I would be
very
> > > reluctant to trust a Windows update downloaded via P2P.
> > Have you heard of MD5 sum ?
>
> yep md5 made the news recently because it's been cracked:
>
> http://techrepublic.com.com/5100-22-5314533.html
> http://www.rtfm.com/movabletype/archives/2004_08.html#001055
>
> -Dan





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