I'm studying for the Sec+ and I have a question about the way password hashes are used. So, the way I understand it is that your password is stored as a hash on a server and when you type in… Read More
The post title may sound complicated, but it actually deals with a very simple problem and an even easier solution.
MySQL pre4.1 password hashes?
Back in the day, MySQL used a simple hashing… Read More
Linux and OS X come with the makekey command installed, usually in /usr/libexec/makekey. You can use this binary to create /etc/passwd file entries of hashed passwords. To use the command, s… Read More
Blackhash is a tool for restricted auditing of passwords, i.e. check for weak password digests in the system file without having access to the full digests. It works by building a Bloom filt… Read More
POS (Point-of-Sale) systems are always among the favorite targets of hackers; POS terminals always provide them the chance to lay their hands on all kinds of data- credit card data, other cu… Read More