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MD5 is still being used today as a hash function even though it has been exploited for years. In this article, we discuss what MD5 is; it's history, and how it is used today.
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Ah, cryptography. It’s so important to us in our every day lives and yet it has one of the longest and confusing pasts of any type of technology we use today.
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Since encryption is used to secure data, it would seem only natural that encrypting something twice would increase security. However, that isn't always the case.