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The site does only provide a rainbow table (a lookup of the possible text from the hash). So it is simple a database with all hashes saved (so far because a user has entered the text for the searched hash before). If you enter a hash value (e.g. ...


Simple Answer: Rainbow Tables This site save every Hashvalue you Entered to Hash it. So it could reverse search it in his own database.


The point of strong password hashing functions is to make password processing slow so that attackers find it harder to run a brute force attack on your password. Unfortunately it makes it slower for you too; this is the limit of the exercise. At best, you make the function n times slower for you and n times slower (with the same n) for the attacker; but the ...

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