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

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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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