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Submission + - Researchers Predict Outcome of 2008 US Election (win.tue.nl) 3

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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