Questions tagged [sha-224]

SHA-224 is part of the SHA-2 family of hash functions with a 224-bit output .

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Why does SHA2-224 use different IV's than SHA2-256?

Given that it's otherwise just a truncation, I can guess that being able to compute the 224 value from the 256 value is an unwanted property, but that's just speculation.
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Origin of the SHA-224 initial hash value?

At the start of each of the SHA-0 through -2 algorithms, the initial state is set to certain constants. I'm curious where the initialization values in SHA-224 are from. MD5's initial values are ...
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