EDR: Files Have the Same MD5 Hash Value

EDR: Files Have the Same MD5 Hash Value

Environment

  • EDR Server: All Supported Versions

Question

Why do some files have the same hash value of "d41d8cd98f00b204e9800998ecf8427e"

Answer

Files 0 byte in size can be hashed with the following value "d41d8cd98f00b204e9800998ecf8427e"

Additional Notes

Running the command "md5sum /dev/null" in Linux will display the 0 byte hash value:
d41d8cd98f00b204e9800998ecf8427e  /dev/null

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