Cracking Perl's Old Hash Function

By Yves Orton (‎demerphq‎) from
Date: Saturday, 8 November 2014 11:30
Duration: 20 minutes
Target audience: Any
Tags: hash security

I will demonstrate an attack on Perl's old hash function, and show why hashes are randomized as they are in 5.18 and later. And I will talk about whether we will change the hash function we use in the future, and how much we should care about all of this anyway.

Attended by: Yves Orton (‎demerphq‎), Neil Bowers (‎NEILB‎), Peter Sergeant (‎pete‎), Tom Hukins, David Lowe, Daniel Collins (‎solemnwarning‎), Lukas Mai (‎mauke‎), James Raspass (‎Raz‎), Martin Brooks (‎SlayerXP‎), Aaron Crane (‎arc‎), John Harrison (‎JohnGH‎), Anatolie Mazur (‎Mask‎), Dagfinn Ilmari MannsÃ¥ker (‎ilmari‎),



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