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Re^12: Hash order randomization is coming, are you ready?by BrowserUk (Pope)
|on Dec 04, 2012 at 06:59 UTC||Need Help??|
Prevention of algorithmic complexity attacks.
Hm. That is reasoning for randomising the seed for the hashing algorithm; but not reasoning for changing the hash algorithm itself.
It also doesn't explain why you would do it on a hash-by-hash basis rather than a per-process basis.
I don't get the reluctance to share this information?
With the rise and rise of 'Social' network sites: 'Computers are making people easier to use everyday'
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