[OWASP-GUIDE] AES-128 in digest mode

Andrew van der Stock vanderaj at greebo.net
Thu May 4 19:50:59 EDT 2006


Actually, the new version will be recommending just SHA 256 or better  
for this purpose until the new hashing algorithm competition finishes  
up.

Using a symmetric encryption algorithm in a very particular way for  
hashing is a bit hard and non-standard.

Andrew

On 05/05/2006, at 7:21 AM, Igor_Baikalov at Countrywide.Com wrote:

>
> OWASP Guide recommends using AES-128 in digest mode as a hash  
> algorithm to replace SHA-1 - is there any publication/research note  
> justifying this recommendation, and where can I find a descent  
> implementation of such algorithm?
>
> Thanks,
> Igor
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