Tiger: a Fast New Hash Function 1 Motivation and Design Requirements

@inproceedings{Anderson1996TigerAF,
  title={Tiger: a Fast New Hash Function 1 Motivation and Design Requirements},
  author={Ross Anderson and Eli Biham},
  year={1996}
}
Among those cryptographic hash function which are not based on block ciphers, MD4 and Snefru seemed initially quite attractive for applications requiring fast software hashing. However collisions for Snefru were found in 1990, and recently a collision of MD4 was also found. This casts doubt on how long these functions' variants, such as RIPE-MD, MD5, SHA, SHA1 and Snefru-8, will remain unbroken. Furthermore , all these functions were designed for 32-bit processors, and cannot be implemented… CONTINUE READING