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Specific to the security of passwords: hashing, entropy, cracking, resets, lockouts, etc.

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In my experience, most people who recommend this have previously worked in similar situations with snail mail, such as sending out the ATM card and the PIN separately. It makes sense with snail mail, …
answered Jul 17 '15 by James_pic
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As others have stated, any attempt to solve this problem with hashing algorithms is doomed to failure. However, I think it's worth talking about how ING probably solve this. (Disclaimer: I've never w …
answered Sep 24 '15 by James_pic
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Windows before Vista stored passwords in two ways by default, one of which was laughably easy to crack (14 characters, case insensitive, and split into two 7 character parts that could be cracked …
answered Jan 16 by James_pic