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Re: Rainbow table
From: "Razi Shaban" <razishaban () gmail com>
Date: Tue, 22 Apr 2008 20:30:37 +0300

The idea behind rainbow tables is that if hashes are stored in memory,
then it will take less time to crack the hash, as the hash does not
have to be generated.

You can find more information about the time-memory tradeoff at :

To answer your second question, it depends. Rainbow tables are
generated for a specific type of hash. The most common types of
rainbow tables are MD5 and LM..

Hope that helps,


On 22 Apr 2008 14:43:39 -0000, koolanwar () gmail com <koolanwar () gmail com> wrote:
How does Rainbow table Function.

 Please explain how reduction function computes hash value and then in the next stage generates a plain text.

 What Hash algorithms does Rainbow table use.

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