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in reply to Re^11: Hash order randomization is coming, are you ready?
in thread Hash order randomization is coming, are you ready?

Prevention of algorithmic complexity attacks.

Hm. That is reasoning for randomising the seed for the hashing algorithm; but not reasoning for changing the hash algorithm itself.

It also doesn't explain why you would do it on a hash-by-hash basis rather than a per-process basis.

I don't get the reluctance to share this information?


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