Change Log (Entire Website):

September 20,  2017
  • We are now at 370 operating system versions as a result of the below changes and/or additions.
  • Added two new operating system versions (MS Windows 8.0 Enterprise 32bit and 64bit) to the MS Windows operating system hash sets.
  • Added twelve (12) new Linux operating system versions (Redhat Enterprise Linux Server, Desktop and Workstation; Redhat Fedora Server and Workstation) to the Linux operating system hash sets.
  • Updated eleven (11) previous MS Windows operating system version hash values (Windows 10, 8.1, Windows Servers 2012/2016) with the latest updates (fixes, patches and improvements) released by Microsoft.
  • Updated MacOS (OSX 10.12.6) with the latest updates (fixes, patches and improvements) released by by Apple.
  • Added five (5) new BSD operating system versions (FreeBSD 10.3, NetBSD  6.1.4 32bit/64bit, NetBSD 7.1 32bit/64bit)
  • The WhiteHashSet is increased to 32,051,636 from the previous 31,303,927 unique hash values.
  • Within the aforementioned there are 27,256,828 unique hash values we have found which are not yet known by the US Government’s NSRL Dataset (version 2.58 released September 2017).
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