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We in the community

Posted Oct 11, 2012 11:04 UTC (Thu) by man_ls (guest, #15091)
Parent article: Security quotes of the week

What community is Schneier talking about? I guess he means the security community, whatever that means. I believe that free software is already actively migrating away from SHA-1, as confirmed by a cursory web search: Debian, Fedora. Those security-related projects that still use SHA-1 should heed his advice.


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We in the community

Posted Oct 18, 2012 13:44 UTC (Thu) by robbe (subscriber, #16131) [Link]

Applying "openssl x509 -text" to lwn.net's SSL certificate:
  [...]
  Signature Algorithm: sha1WithRSAEncryption
  Issuer: C=US, O=GeoTrust Inc., OU=Domain Validated SSL, CN=GeoTrust DV SSL CA
  [...]


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