Fortify Software releases guidelines on unsafe cryptographic algorithms

If you're in the software development or security, one of the questions you should be asking is which cryptographic algorithms are still safe to use. Why? One reason is because with every passing year, CPUs get more speed and are now multi-core, memory gets bigger, networks get more bandwidth. The other is because researchers find flaws and vulnerabilities - some are due to implementation errors, but others stem from the algorithms themselves.

So, if you're wondering if you should still be using MD5 hashes or 256-bit RSA encryption, go read this document for security's sake.

Src: Guidelines on unsafe cryptographic algorithms [tx @tolzak]
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