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  • #16
    What would be the point of MD5 encryption, if you can decrypt it?
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    • #17
      Originally posted by filburt1
      BTW, it's actually 1 in 16^32 because it's a 32-char hex string, so my mistake, it's a less ungodly 1 in 18,446,744,073,709,551,616.
      if you would just have looked into my post, you could have seen that value
      The price of freedom is eternal vigilance!
      - Thomas Jefferson

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      • #18
        Originally posted by IDN
        What would be the point of MD5 encryption, if you can decrypt it?
        It's NOT encryption, it's a hashing algorithm. And the point is an easy way to verify that data hasn't been altered with.

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        • #19
          Sorry i got the terminology wrong
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