mailing list archives
Re: Google Desktop Search
From: Andrew Farmer <andfarm () teknovis com>
Date: Wed, 20 Oct 2004 10:48:51 -0700
On 16 Oct 2004, at 13:51, rem wrote:
What is the added benefit of sending MD5 hashes instead of plain-text
passwords? I mean, the MD5 hash will be the same for the same
password, isn't it?
I hope that Yahoo has implemented something more complicated that
that, otherwise it is plain pointless.
Take a closer look at how it's being used. The client isn't just
sending a MD5 hash of the password -- there's a challenge/response
system being used.
Description: This is a digitally signed message part
Re: Google Desktop Search Dave King (Oct 15)
Google Desktop Search Dogo (Oct 15)
RE: Google Desktop Search DAN MORRILL (Oct 15)