Change Log (Entire Website):

July 4,  2017
  • Updated 16 MS Windows operating systems (Windows 10, 8.1, 7, Vista, Windows 2016 Server Essentials and Hyper-V Server) with the latest updates (fixes and patches) released by Microsoft.
  • The WhiteHashSet is increased from 30,548,320 to 31,303,927 hash values .
  • Note: ¬†Within the aforementioned there are 26,571,837 hash values we have found which are not yet known by the US Government’s NSRL Dataset (version 2.56 released March 2017).
June 10,  2017
  • Mac App Store hash values increased from 217,948 to 1,448,5190 hash values.
  • The MacOS hash values increased from 1,793,33 to 2,505,179 involving OS X versions 10.10, 10.11 and 10.12.
  • The WhiteHashSet is increased from 28,820,694 to 30,548,320 hash values .
  • Note: ¬†Within the aforementioned there are 25,883,815 hash values we have found which are not yet known by the US Government’s NSRL Dataset (version 2.56 released March 2017).
April 23, 2017
  • Third-party manufacturer hardware drivers, software and web applications has been increased from 5,761,461 to 10,201,962 unique hash values. ¬†More specifically, we have incorporated MySQL, Apache, PHP and OpenSSL releases going back approximately 10 years, if applicable. ¬†There are 8,651,475 not yet known by the US Government’s NSRL Dataset (version 2.56 released March 2017).
  • The WhiteHashSet is increased from 24,523,538 unique hash values to 28,820,694. ¬† There are 24,149,101 not known by the US Government’s NSRL Dataset (version 2.56 released March 2017).
  • The Black or Gray Hash Set has been updated to 632,300 hash values. ¬†Specifically, a few recently identified “false positives” were removed and several hundred newly identified Notable / Suspicious / Significant hash values were added.
  • NOTE: ¬†We are discontinuing OS Forensics and Perlustro iLook hash sets due to limited demand by our members. ¬†Please let us know if you have any questions.
February 13, 2017
  • MS Windows App Store applications is increased from 499,983 to 957,541 hash values. ¬†These hash sets now includes Business, Home, Education and Game apps that are considered Known Good, Non-Threatening and Safe hash values. ¬†A total of 953,751 are NSRL unknown.
  • WhiteHashSet now represents 24,523,538 unique hash values of which 20,128,998 are not known by the US Government’s NSRL Dataset (version 2.55 released December 2016).
December 27, 2016
  • Added five (5) new operating system versions (MS Windows Desktops and Servers) to the operating system hash sets. ¬†We are now at 351 operating system versions.
  • Updated 36 MS Windows operating systems with the latest fixes, patches, etc, released by Microsoft.
  • Updated ‘WhiteHashSet’ accordingly based on the aforementioned new hash values identified.
  • WhiteHashSet now represents 24,064,830 unique hash values of which 19,670,315 are not known by the US Government’s NSRL Dataset (version 2.55 released December 2016).
November 15, 2016
  • Added five (5) new operating system versions (macOS 10.12, CentOS and Redhat Enterprise) to the operating system hash sets. ¬†We are now at 346 operating system versions.
  • Added ‘WhiteHashSet’ to the download section. ¬†WhiteHashSet is one very large file consisting of one example of every file we have gathered and hashed which are considered to be ‘known-good/non-threatening’. ¬† This could be used for elimination purposes during computer forensic, computer security and/or other computer file examination.
  • WhiteHashSet represents 23,244,010 unique hash values of which 18,865,485 are not known by the US Government’s NSRL Dataset (version 2.54 released September 2016).
November 12, 2016
  • Updated US Government’s National Software Reference Library (NSRL) Search Engine which we sponsor with the latest NSRL Dataset release 2.54 (September 2016).
  • NSRL release 2.54 consist of 180,262,323 hash values (50,110,240 unique).
September 21, 2016
  • Updated¬†increased hash values from 133,480 to¬†499,983 pertaining to MS Windows App Store applications. ¬†Hash Sets now includes both Business and Game apps that are considered Known Good, Non-Threatening and Safe hash values. ¬†A total of 365,503 are NSRL unknown.
September 7, 2016
  • Updated Operating System hash sets by adding ten (10) new operating system versions (Linux Mint). We are now at 341 operating system versions.
  • Updated Manufacturer Applications and Hardware & Software Driver hash sets. ¬†We are now at 5,761,461 hash values and 4,480,466 NSRL unknown.
August 29, 2016
  • ¬†Updated our own (HashSets.com) search engine. ¬†Consolidated MD5/SHA-1/SHA256/File Name and First 32 Bytes Hex searching into one online search page.
  • Our consolidated Search Engine now includes all operating systems, third-party manufacturer hardware/software drivers, MS Windows App Store, OS X App Store and US Government files we have collected, analyzed and hashed since 2003.
  • HashSets.com Search Engine now consist of 84,282,369 hash values (18,982,630 unique).
 August 13, 2016
  • Updated NSRL Search Engine with NSRL Dataset release 2.53 (June 2016) hash values. ¬†Added new capability to search SHA-1 hash values to the already MD5 and File Name capability.
  • NSRL release 2.53 consist of 163,437,480 hash values (43,951,218 unique).
July 17, 2016
  • Added new hash sets pertaining to MS Windows App Store applications (over 134,000 hash values) that are considered Known Good, Non-Threatening and Safe hash values.
May 14, 2016
  • Added new hash sets pertaining to Mac Applications (over 217,000 hash values) that are considered Known Good, Non-Threatening and Safe hash values.
April 5, 2016
  • Added new hash sets pertaining to two (2) MS Windows Operating System versions, updated fifteen (15) previously installed and analyzed MS Windows and OS X operating systems.
February 7, 2016
  • Added new hash sets pertaining to twenty-two (22) Linux Operating System versions.
January 31, 2016
  • Updated hash sets pertaining to seventeen (17) MS Windows Operating System versions.
January 18, 2016
  • Upgraded ‘The HashSets.com Search Engines’ server (hardware) for faster hash value and key word searching.
October 18, 2015
  • Updated Professional Subscription ‘Operating System’ Hash Sets which now represents 304 operating system versions.
 September 7, 2015
  • Updated Professional Subscription ‘Operating System’ Hash Sets which now represents 293 operating system versions.
August 17, 2015
  • National Software Reference Library (NSRL) – Updated on-line NSRL Search Engine to RDS Release 2.47 (June 2015).
July 30 – August 14, 2015
  • Moved business, servers and HashSets.com from Kansas City, Missouri to Pensacola, Florida!
April 18, 2015
  • Updated Professional Subscription ‘Operating System’¬†Hash Sets by adding 1,804,375 new and unique hash values for Microsoft Windows,¬†OSX, Linux and BSD operating systems. ¬†This includes 1,751,867 hash values not yet known by the US Government’s NSRL Dataset release (2.47).
  • Professional Subscription ‘Operating System’ Hash Sets now represents 258 operating system versions.
September 30, 2014
  • Updated Professional Subscription ‘Operating System’¬†Hash Sets by adding 1,881,660 new and unique hash values for Microsoft Windows and OSX operating systems. ¬†This includes 1,395,975 hash values not yet known by the US Government’s NSRL Dataset release (2.45).
  • Professional Subscription ‘Operating System’ Hash Sets now represents 221 operating system versions.
September 1, 2014
  • National Software Reference Library (NSRL) – Updated on-line NSRL Search Engine to RDS Release 2.45 (June 2014).
April 30, 2014
  • National Software Reference Library (NSRL) – Updated on-line¬†NSRL Search Engine to the RDS Release 2.44 (March 2014).
January 8, 2014
  • National Software Reference Library (NSRL) – Complete overhaul of the online database using MD5 and file Names.¬†Now 10 times faster than previously.
January 4, 2014
  • Manufacturer Hardware / Software Drivers – Added new on-line database¬†MD5/SHA-1/SHA256 and Name search cability – 12 Million Analyzed Files.
December 28, 2013
  • HashSet Database – New on-line public accessible¬†interface with 10 times faster searching results.
  • updated on-line public HashSet Database with¬†MD5, SHA-1, SHA256 and File Name¬†search capability – 200+ Operating System versions
December 1, 2013
  • Added Professional Subscription Member Only –¬†Hardware & Software Manufacturer drivers – ¬†2,078,343 unique Hash values