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Re^4: Status of Recent User Information Leak

by Anonymous Monk
on Aug 02, 2009 at 06:40 UTC ( #785198=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: Status of Recent User Information Leak
in thread Status of Recent User Information Leak

Also, hashing the passwords does not make them that much safer. Are you talking md5/sha1 hmac stuff like the Linux shadow files? Well, a few hours with john will get you a huge majority of the passwords I imagine, even with salts.

Absolutely, they had access to all the code base.

Probably this was a bad design decision unique to this particular e2 site.

I just checked, it is the default in the codebase. Maybe other sites wrote updates, but they haven't made it back to sourceforge.

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