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+ - Researchers Predict Outcome of 2008 US Election-> 3

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ThisNukes4u
ThisNukes4u writes "As announced earlier today, Marc Stevens, Arjen Lenstra and Benne de Weger have announced that they can predict the outcome of the 2008 US Presidential Election with 100% accuracy using the Playstation 3. In related news, they have also announced a "Vulnerability of software integrity and code signing applications to chosen-prefix collisions for MD5". Is this the final death knell for MD5 and other similar-length hashes, now that computing power has advanced enough that finding collisions is feasible on modern customer hardware?"
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