Blog Posts Tagged with "Hash"


Hash Types for John the Ripper

January 14, 2012 Added by:Rob Fuller

Pentest Monkey is a great resource for a lot of things. You can take this a step further and create a hash mangler script that takes a clean hash and adds the few prefixes and suffixes that are common on Pentest Monkey's list to get the most odds at John picking it up...

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US CERT: Hash Table Collision Attack Vulnerability

January 04, 2012 Added by:Headlines

US-CERT is aware of reports stating that multiple programming language implementations, including web platforms, are vulnerable to hash table collision attacks. This vulnerability could be used by an attacker to launch a denial-of-service attack against websites using affected products...

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Steam Attack Puts Users at Risk of Spear Phishing

November 15, 2011 Added by:Josh Shaul

A good implementation of salting before hashing can yield very secure results – however weak implementations that used fixed salt are not all that unusual, and those are quite easy to break. The stored credit card numbers were encrypted. It’s likely that these will be difficult to extract...

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Cryptography Engineering: Principles and Applications

December 21, 2010 Added by:Ben Rothke

Cryptography Engineering is a much-needed update. While not as detailed as the former work, and with significantly fewer code examples, the new text is still a valuable resource for anyone who wants to come up to speed on the essentials of modern cryptography...

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