This Unsolvable Problem is Worth Billions of Dollars

Even the supercomputers aren’t able to solve it.

Samrat Dutta
The Wisest Friends
Published in
4 min readJan 14, 2021

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SHA-256 hash function. unbreakable hash function.
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One of the most popular computer algorithms is probably the SHA-256 hash function. It’s one of the most popular and strongest cryptographic hash functions in existence. It’s so strong that it’s used in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoins. It’s such an unbreakable function, a problem that emerged…

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