SHA1 collision found

MFPA 2014-667rhzu3dc-lists-groups at
Sat Feb 25 15:09:20 CET 2017


On Friday 24 February 2017 at 3:15:23 PM, in
<mid:20170224151523.B27CFE05F7 at>, vedaal at

> Even for v3 keys, which were not SHA1 hashed, the
> only way to
> generate a new key with the same fingerprint, would
> be to allow the
> key size to vary (usually to a bizarre key size that
> would be quite suspect, and not believed).

Is that why the majority of keys are exactly 1024, 2048, etc. bits, or 
is there a technical reason?

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