from the not-so-safe-anymore dept.
VxSote writes "According to Bruce Schneier's
blog, a team of Chinese cryptographers has announced new results against SHA-1 that speed up the time required to find collisions compared to their previously published attack. Schneier says that a SHA-1 collision search is now 'squarely in the realm of feasibility,' and that further improvements are expected."
"Call immediately. Time is running out. We both need to do something
monstrous before we die."
-- Message from Ralph Steadman to Hunter Thompson