Password hashing algorithms

stefan at stefan at
Wed Jun 13 04:44:40 PDT 2001

On Wed, Jun 13, 2001 at 01:30:44PM +0200, Mathias Schindler wrote:

> Here's a good argument against "just" MD5
> in case you are paranoid.

Looks like good performance. I did not used it before, but i will give
it a try the next time i have to decode a pwd-list. Could be interresting
to compare it with JtR.
But whatever algorithm you use, the result is just encoded passwords that 
could be cracked. It is just a matter of time.


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