I work for a firm that has a marketplace on the web. We want to make a link with a token that stops an ad on the marketplace without the user being logged in. Someone suggested that we make a token ...
How can I create a password, which when directly hashed (without any salt) with md5 will return a string containing the 8 characters "SALT ME!". The hope is that a naive developer browsing through his ...
A professor told us today, that MD5 is weak. I understand his chain of thought but pointed out, that IMHO MD5 is a good way to go if you would use a long (even really long) dynamic salts and static ...
Alright, so I understand that users are the kind of beasts who like to use one password and make it short and easy to remember (like "doggies"). If I understand correctly, that's one reason we use ...
In a legal, learning context at school, we have to understand security in Linux in the /ect/shadow file and the anaconda-ks.cfg. These two files contains often different kind of hash and the password ...