Rainbow Table (Password cracking)

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1 - About

A rainbow table is a precomputed table for reversing cryptographic hash functions, usually for cracking password hashes.

Rainbow tables are one tool that has been developed to derive a password by looking only at a hashed value.

A rainbow table is ineffective against one-way hashes that include large salts.

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3 - Documentation / Reference

security/rainbow.txt · Last modified: 2019/11/04 19:55 by gerardnico