WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MD5(), CRC32() AND SHA1() CRYPTO ON PHP?

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    What’s the difference between md5(), crc32() and sha1() crypto on PHP?

    The major difference is the length of the hash generated. CRC32 is, evidently, 32 bits, while sha1() returns a 128 bit value, and md5() returns a 160 bit value. This is important when avoiding collisions.

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