A salt is a random addition to a password to make the hashed password less susceptible to a lookup table attack

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Anonymisation better than just a hash

I'm trying to help anonymise users but still give them some controls. So this is different from say, anonymising a data set where you never need to go back to the original users. Let me give you an ...
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How exactly does “Apache Shiro's” hashing work when using a Desktop-Client

I was looking at this question How does storing hash passwords work? and every answer essentially says that Hashing is done via the server, or most of it should, as that is the safest way to do it. ...
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Find salt from md5 hash if password is known

I have a salted MD5 hash and I also know the password. How can I recover the salt using tools like John The Ripper (I have JTR jumbo installed)?
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Why do we need salt and RFC in generating AES encrypted message

I'm not very familiar with encryption and new to this, I'm just learning it right now by code review of one of the class we have in an application to encrypt a password using AES. Would anyone explain ...
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Hashing with unknown salt security

First off, this question is not about password hashing, my requirements are different. In particular I fully agree that salts are not useful for adding cryptographical complexity in password hashes, ...
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Suggestion of encrypt method for short fixed size result

I'm searching for a encrypt method that receives an int variable and outputs exactly 11 hexadecimal digits. I'm starting on a existing application, that already has a database of more than 130.000 ...