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Joined: Feb 11, 2008
Mar 04, 2009 06:51:50
ya i am sorry i meant digest algorithm.Which one should we go for SHA-1 SHA how do we choose?
I heard that both SHA-1 and SHA are obsolete.
Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Mar 04, 2009 08:16:59
They're both obsolete, but SHA-1 is still OK to use from a security point of view. For new development you might as well go with SHA-256, though. More information at
I agree. Here's the link:
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