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FactHash

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Factorial Hashing Function

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My first attempt at a one-way hashing class/algoritm, built as a python class. It produces variable length hash from a message block of the size you want. The resulting hash will be ~2x the message block in size, and should provide for at least as many bits of security as the block itself.

I updated this, with a different hash than original, since I found a potential collision on some blocks, not but specific to that challenge. To further correct this, I modified the padding when it's less than the block size.

I hold no guarantee of the security of this algorithm, USE AT YOUR OWN RISK. I have had no 3rd party analysis done on the algorithm to date, but research is welcome, and a challenge is even provided in CHALLENGE.txt.

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Features

  • Variable length digest returned, depending on block-size you use, with just a couple settings
  • Hash Strings
  • File Hashing
  • Number Hashing

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Programming Language

Python

Registered

2011-10-23

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