On cryptographic hash functions

Now that MD5 is considered too weak for most uses, it is time to look at other cryptographic hash functions like Whirlpool (it is even an ISO standard). We should be reviewing most software and protocols to stop generating MD5 hashes and use some of the currently recommended alternative hash functions like Whirlpool. Even the NIST has started a process to find a new secure hash function (the same process they did with AES).

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