Exploiting MD5 collisions (in C#) - .NET

Related to my previous post on MS discontinuing use of MD5 in Vista...

Here's some proof of concept code written in .NET - creates an 'evil' exe with the same MD5 checksome as the 'good' exe:

The Code Project - Exploiting MD5 collisions (in C#) - .NET

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CISSP Exam Results!

Well, I've passed the exam - that takes a load off. Now comes the endorsement phase.

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Microsoft Scraps Old Encryption in New Code

Found this article on a /. post.

In light of some recent (and not so recent) problems with older hashing algorithms - DES, MD4, MD5, and newer issues with SHA-1 Microsoft is removing support for them in Vista.

Microsoft Scraps Old Encryption in New Code

Glad to MS is keeping in step with security developments.

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Google Deskbar Memory Leak!

Aparently the new Google Deskbar has a memory leak. Today I caught it eating around 1.5GB of RAM!!

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CISSP

Just took the CISSP Certification test this past weekend in Cleveland. Now am just waiting to get the results in the mail!

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First Post!

Just putting something up.

Blogspot really makes choosing a url difficult - i tried about 500 clearly untaken BlogSpot URL's and finally when i typed http://choosing-a-blog-url-sucks.blogspot.com/ it took it, so seems reasonable enough.

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