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A lot has changed about this program since the last time I tested it including more SHA hashes and VirusTotal submission, bringing it line with other similar programs here on the site. I like it. Program entry and screenshot have been updated.
I'm impressed that it's faster than MD5, but I wonder how it performs with something other than modern processors. As BLAKE was written specifically for those toolsets, older machines (especially 32-bit), cell phones, and anything with an ARM processor will likely not have that kind of speed.
Regardless, if I was going to run de-duplication on a large file collection, it seems like Blake would be the way to go. Also, if services like Virustotal start using it for file reputation, I think it would take off rapidly. However, for my own local file verification, I'll probably stick with CRC32 checks.
* Hashing use cases
* SHA1 Cracked?
SHA-1 has been subject to more attacks since then: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SHA-1#The_SHAppening
Of cource, no one is going to spend a hundred grand to compromise a random freeware program, so how much these attacks matter depend on what exactly SHA-1 is used for.Wikipedia wrote: The authors estimated that the cost of renting enough of EC2 CPU/GPU time to generate a full collision for SHA-1 at the time of publication was between US$75K–120K, and noted that was well within the budget of criminal organizations, not to mention national intelligence agencies. As such, the authors recommended that SHA-1 be deprecated as quickly as possible.