Category: Crypto

Introduction to Hash Functions

Hashing algorithms are at the core of many technologies, password security (use a salt too!), blockchain, peer to peer networking (torrents), verifying downloads and comparing files on a filesystem. Hashes ‘Hashing’ in extremely simple terms means we take an input, run some computation against it and return an output that is representative of the input.…

By kex July 23, 2018 Off