Daily Archives: January 1, 2009

when hashes collide – about time we found a use for PS3s

200 Sony PS3s Harnessed To Crack Secure Site Certification (InformationWeek) “Our attack takes advantage of a weakness in the MD5 cryptographic hash function that allows the construction of different messages with the same MD5 hash,” theresearchers said on their Web … Continue reading

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winner: mailbox most likely to be unfulfilled

Cape Cod Snowstorm The trees were happy though

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Ummm, you think? Winner “Obvious Headline of the Day”

From InformationWeek Microsoft Scrambling To Thaw Zune Freeze The incident is unlikely to help Microsoft gain ground against Apple’s iPod, which accounts for about three-quarters of the digital music player market. That is what I’d call inspired reporting: deep, incisive, … Continue reading

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