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SHA-1 collision: Use SHA-256 or SHA-512

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Google has announced that they found a collision using two different documents which did generate the same SHA-1 hash value. You can read more about the details here: SHA-1 collision Glad that XML ValidatorBuddy supports SHA-256, SHA-384 and SHA-512 hash algorithms and you can use them to sign and verify your XML documents in a more secure way. Simply select any SHA-2 algorithm… Read more »

Sign and verify XML digital signatures from the command-line

The XML ValidatorBuddy software package also includes a command line tool. The name of the executable is “valbuddy.exe” and the tool is located in the standard installation folder of XML ValidatorBuddy. This command-line tool supports sign and verify operations for multiple XML documents as a batch task. A sample settings XML to run a sign task would be: <?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”UTF-8″?>… Read more »