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Old 03-13-2003, 06:06 PM   #1
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I'm still learning, but I was just wondering, what does MD5 stand for, or actually, what does it mean? I've seen it while searching for distros and have been boggled by it since.
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Not going to bet my Grandma's life on it,
but I think it stands for Message digest 5 :}

The masters of the security forum would
probably be the best to ask, though :)

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md5 is a coding algoritm if i am not wrong it produces 32 bit coded strings it is used for security


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