Re: A question about passwords and login/authentication

From: Pavol Luptak (pavol.luptak_at_i.cz)
Date: 03/15/05

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    Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2005 14:53:50 +0100
    To: "Roman L. Daszczyszak II" <romandas@gmail.com>
    
    
    

    Roman L. Daszczyszak II wrote:
    > I have heard that many *nix flavors used to default to using DES as
    > their password storage algorithm, but recently many Linux flavors tend
    > to use MD5 hashes instead, which are more secure to brute force attacks.

    Try blowfish instead MD5
    http://www.thkukuk.de/pam/pam_unix2
    Available in the most Linux distributions.

    Pavol

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