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Re: [suse-security] Password Encryption
  • From: "Christian Röpke" <christian.roepke@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 09 Jul 2002 15:14:42 +0200
  • Message-id: <20020709131524.839381472F@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
i know, that it is very important to hold my system clean.

but many systems are not clean and then the cracker hasn't any chance to crack the shadow-file, if the passwords are encrypted by des3 or aes.

and these algorithms are the state of the art

christian

p.s. : it exits a attack against md5, but i can't describe details at the moment, i ask my prof.
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