Items Tagged with "Passwords"

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Noted Security Pros Hacked

July 29, 2009 from:

Two noted security professionals were targeted this week by hackers who broke into their web pages, stole personal data and posted it on the web.

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Hash Information Disclosure Via Collisions - The Hard Way

July 14, 2009 from: Rsnake's blog at

Every hashing algorithm has possible collisions once you allow a certain number of chars to be hashed. Let’s say you found out that “bob” and “sam” collided in whatever hashing algorithm. If you created an account on a web server with the password of “bob” and then later typed in the password of “sam” assuming no salts you would be able to get ...

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Strong Web Passwords

July 13, 2009 from:

Strong passwords do nothing to protect online users from password stealing attacks such as phishing and keylogging, and yet they place considerable burden on users. Passwords that are too weak of course invite brute-force attacks

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