A cryptographic hash algorithm is a function which takes a variable size input and produces a fixed size output. The algorithm makes it difficult to predict the output for a given input, find two inputs with the same output, or reconstruct the input from the output.

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Secure content-defined chunking

Intro For deduplication purposes, I need to split a stream of plaintext bytes into variable-sized chunks. The way this is traditionally done is using a rolling hash function defined over some window ...