Difference between MD5 and SH1

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MD5 and SH1 are hashing algorithms. MD5 is much faster than SH1

Following are the important differences between MD5 and SH1.

Sr. No.KeyMD5SH1
1DefinitionMD5 stands for Message Digest.SHA stands for Secure Hash Algorithm.
2Supported LengthMD5 can have 128 bits length of digest message.SHA can have 160 bits length of digest message.
3SpeedMD5 is faster than SHA.SHA is slower than MD5.
4ComplexityMD5 is simple than SHA.SHA is quiet complex than MD5.
5SecurityMD5 provides poor security.SHA provides balanced security.
6Crack CodeIf one want to seek two messages having same identical message digest, 264 operations to be performed.If one want to seek two messages having same identical message digest, 280 operations to be performed.
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Updated on 27-Nov-2019 06:55:02

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