Cryptography Assignment

 

In this assignment you are comparing hashes of some Strings using various Has function algorithms.

´  Go to the site http://www.fileformat.info/tool/hash.htm.

´  Write a string in the string textbox and hit the hash button.

´  Scroll down to see the hash though various algorithms.

´  Copy and paste the hash values in a Word file.

´   Make a small change in the string and hit the hash button again.

´  Compare the hash values with those from the previous string.

´  Note how quickly all the hashes were calculated.

´  Note that a small change in input gives a drastically different hash value.

´  Choose a file from your computer and calculate the hash of it on this site (Repeat the steps above on two different files).

´  Write a paragraph or two about this experiment.

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