Linus Torvalds rejected security warnings about SHA1 in 2005

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Free software evangelist John Gilmore to Torvalds in 2005: "SHA1 has been broken..."

Linus Torvalds was warned more than ten years ago that the use of the SHA-1 hash to sign code in Linux and Git was insecure and advised to prepare for a shift to something more secure - but rejecte...

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