Your PGP Key? Make Sure It’s Up to Date – CoinDesk

Your PGP Key? Make Sure It’s Up to Date – CoinDesk

Identity thieves now have another tool at their disposal: bitcoin hashing power. That’s the conclusion from a new cryptanalysis paper published earlier this month on SHA-1 (pronounced “shaw”), a once-popular hash function created by the National Security Agency and disapproved in the mid-2000s after failing against theoretical hack attacks.