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L0phtCrack's back! Crack hack app whacks Windows 10 trash hashes

JeffyPoooh Silver badge

Please pass the self-salt...

What if the input script accepted the new password (PW$), and then created a salted repeated-password string like this:

SaltedPW$ = Salt0$ + PW$ + Salt1$ + PW$ + Salt2$ + PW$ + Salt3$ + PW$ + Salt4$

Then send that away for hashing and storage.

The human user only needs to remember their wee little PW$.

Signing In uses the same concatenation technique, before the hash comparison.

But the Crackers with the stolen hash file need to de-hash these SaltedPW$ monsters. Yeah, good luck.

I hope that this helps.

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