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Nov 18 2012   11:21PM GMT

Why password reuse is a bad plan

Dan O'Connor Dan O'Connor Profile: Dan O'Connor

Here is an announcement from Adobe about a leak of ~200 email addresses and passwords, containing .gov and .mil addresses.

http://arstechnica.com/security/2012/11/adobe-breach-reportedly-spills-easy-to-crack-password-hashes/

It looks like the passwords are hashed with md5, I can’t seem to find anything if they are salted or not. I don’t think it will matter much with md5 as the hashing algorithm.

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