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Father of Unix Ken Thompson checkmated: Old eight-char password is finally cracked

Jou (Mxyzptlk)

Re: few days?

"The passwd file needs to be universally readable" hold it hold it...

Never heard of /etc/shadow ? So you are about 30 years behind. THIRTY YEARS!

From https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Passwd#Shadow_file

Password shadowing first appeared in Unix systems with the development of SunOS in the mid-1980s, System V Release 3.2 in 1988 and BSD4.3 Reno in 1990.

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