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Re: Debian should move away from MD5 (and at best also from SHA1) (in secure APT and friends)

On Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 09:05:01AM -0600, Wesley J. Landaker wrote:
> On Friday, October 12, 2012 05:10:12 David Kalnischkies wrote:
> > On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 7:38 PM, Christoph Anton Mitterer
> > <calestyo@scientia.net> wrote:
> > > algo,... not to mention that newer algos like Keccack are quite fast.
> > I wonder if it is really a good idea to search for a security checksum
> > based on the metric that it can be quickly calculated … but off-topic.
> FWIW, NIST disagrees. Keccack is SHA-3: 
> <http://csrc.nist.gov/groups/ST/hash/sha-3/winner_sha-3.html>

And conspiracy theories are lingering why that is… :)

Kind regards
Philipp Kern

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