Exploiting a SHA-1 Weakness in Password Cracking
Date: December 2012
Publication: Passwords^12 (Passwords12)
Source 1: http://passwords12.at.ifi.uio.no/Jens_Steube_Passwords12.pdf
The creator of the Hashcat cracking software discusses his discovery of a weakness in the SHA1 hashing algorithm that allows around a 21% optimization improvement for attacks against passwords hashed using this algorithm.
PasswordResearch.com Note: Video of presentation available: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7YebpMoK9VQ
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