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sha-1 deprecation


Why you should disable SHA1 and how to secure web hosting servers

Why you should disable SHA1 and how to secure web hosting servers

SHA1 (Secure Hash Algorithm 1) is a popular cryptographic method used to secure eCommerce websites, backups, software updates, document signatures and more.

On 23 Feb 2017, Google announced that they were able to crack SHA1 by using a collision attack dubbed Shattered. This means any server that still uses SHA-1 are vulnerable to attacks. (more…)