Cryptographic hash function

Secure Hash Algorithms
Concepts
hash functions · SHA · DSA
Main standards
SHA-0 · SHA-1 · SHA-2 · SHA-3

A cryptographic hash function (specifically SHA-1) at work. A small change in the input (in the word “over”) drastically changes the output (digest). This is the so-called avalanche effect. Continue reading “Cryptographic hash function”