New hashing tool --> ssdeep


Jan 2, 2006
Hi group,

Another nice tool from the creator of MD5deep, SSDeep.

It can compare hashes of pieces of a file, so for example remnants of a file found in Freespace could be compared with (pieces) of their original.

From the included readme file:

"Computes a checksum based on context triggered piecewise hashes for each input file. If requested, the program matches those checksums against a file of known checksums and reports any possible matches. Output is written to standard out and errors to standard error. Input from standard input is not supported."

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