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SHA-1 algorithm officially dead, Secure Chat not compromised

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 6, 2017 7:35:59 PM / by Stefan Topuzov

Google announced last month the first ever collision generated in the SHA-1 cryptographic hashing algorithm. Or to paraphrase it – SHA-1 is not secure anymore. Truth be told, theoretical flaws in the algorithm were known for a long time. And this is why Secure Group has already moved on to SHA-2 for the implementation of Off-the-Record (OTR) encryption in our proprietary chat client, Secure Chat. But what does SHA-1’s demise mean for cryptography and security?

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