Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 4th Jul 2011 21:43 UTC
Apple So, Anonymous, under the guise of its AntiSec campaign, has hacked an Apple server, got access to 27 administrator usernames and passwords, and put them on Pastebin. Is it time to panic? Is it time to point and laugh at Apple? Is it time to stop using iTunes? Not really - this is a small hack that will cause little to no damage.
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RE[4]: SHA1 hashed
by Soulbender on Tue 5th Jul 2011 20:22 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: SHA1 hashed"
Soulbender
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Salting alone does not create the computational complexity required to foil a permutation attack. In fact it's doubtful even to increase the complexity by a factor of 2.


You're disagreeing with what most cryptographers say.

What is needed is a way to increase forward hashing complexity such that building an index becomes prohibitively expensive and time consuming.


Look at bcrypt. it does what I presume you're after.

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