Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 6th Jun 2012 22:30 UTC
Privacy, Security, Encryption Bad day for LinkedIn: not only did 6 million of their passwords get stolen and published online (as SHA1 hashes, but still), their iOS and Android applications uploaded your calendars to LinkedIn (after opting in, though). The Sensationalist Headline of the Day Award goes to Ars Technica. I guess everyone's starting to feel the sting of The Verge's fully deserved success.
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RE[2]: Regarding password storage
by Nelson on Thu 7th Jun 2012 07:56 UTC in reply to "RE: Regarding password storage"
Nelson
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You'd have to have a rainbow table for each salt+hash combination, which is different per user. The problem gets exponentially harder with more users. Its a space issue.

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