EMC Centera Unaffected by MD5 Flaw

By eweek  |  Posted 2004-08-27 Print this article Print

EMC dismisses findings of a French researcher.

EMC Corp. dismissed claims that its Centera platform was susceptible to a flaw uncovered in the popular MD5 algorithm. French researcher Antoine Joux presented information on a weakness discovered in MD5 at the Crypto 2004 conference.

The MD5 algorithm is used to convert an arbitrarily long data stream into a digest of fixed size. It is widely used to ensure message integrity and as part of creating and verifying digital signatures.

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