Reply to post: Re: Did anyone else read "NSA recommended"...

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Joe Montana

Re: Did anyone else read "NSA recommended"...

NTLMv1 is no longer used as a network authentication scheme, but the underlying passwords are still stored using the NTLM hashing scheme.

Two different (although related) things.

The reason microsoft can't change the hashing scheme as easily as Linux can is because the network authentication protocols are tied to the hashing method, so you would need to update all the clients too.

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