How do I find out what type of encryption is being used?

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I am testing a web application which stores the password in the database in an encrypted format. How do I determine what hashing or encryption is being used?

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  • TomLiotta
    Contact the database vendor support group and ask. If the documentation doesn't tell you, that will be your only authoritative source. -- Tom
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  • Kevin Beaver
    Like Tom said, ask the developers. They should know.
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