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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…)