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Re: EasyJet is storing user passwords in the clear
From: Michael Neal Vasquez <mnv () alumni princeton edu>
Date: Thu, 25 Feb 2010 08:39:18 -0700

On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 8:05 AM, Dan Kaminsky <dan () doxpara com> wrote:

Sai,

   I see where you're coming from, but what are the most recent statistics
on the effectiveness of hash cracking?  Isn't it something like 70% of the
passwords in the field can be cracked with a minimal amount of brute
forcing?



70% ?

Plain MD5 perhaps, but I don't think salted, or sha1, etc, have anywhere
near such high success rates.
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