6
$\begingroup$

I want to find out if the Whirlpool hashing algorithm have any weaknesses. There are quite a bit of articles explaining the strengths of this algorithm, but for some reason I cannot find any on its weaknesses...perhaps there aren't any?

$\endgroup$

migrated from security.stackexchange.com Sep 5 '15 at 16:01

This question came from our site for information security professionals.

2
$\begingroup$

This far there are no known significant cryptographic weaknesses in Whirlpool hash algorithm.

The biggest practical concern would appear to be:

Because of this speed issue, something like SHA-512 often gets more use.

$\endgroup$

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy