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MD5 no longer safe!

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by noonehereyet, Jun 7, 2012.

  1. noonehereyet

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  2. mikedt

    mikedt 你好

    Moved into The Lounge as this is not really specific to Computers and IT

    I would just like to add to this...

    "The primary cause is LinkedIn’s failure to properly ’salt’ the hashed passwords using SHA-1 algorithm. MD5 is a password hashing algorithm similar to that of SHA-1."

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salt_(cryptography)
     
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