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Are you sure SHA-1+salt is enough for passwords?

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Are you sure SHA-1+salt is enough for passwords?:

…MD5 and SHA hash variants have been designed for computational speed, which means that an attacker can easily get billions of brute force attempts per second when using a video graphics display card for processing…

Interesting piece that suggests we need very computationally expensive hash algorithms to store passwords.


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Written by bernardhornet

March 7, 2011 at 3:08 pm

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