md5 and large files
me at privacy.net
Tue Oct 19 19:56:52 CEST 2004
On 18 Okt 2004, Martin v. Löwis wrote:
> You may well search the space of
> all possible files (in all file lengths), and never find a single
> file that hashes the same as your original file.
Are you sure about that? I have no clue about what the md5 algorithm
works like, but I'd think one could prove that with an number large
enough, every hash occurs twice. At last, md5 is not random.
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