Cryptographic Hashing

Introduction to Cryptographic Hashing

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How to Break Passwords

Later in this course, we will do a more extensive study of methods used to break passwords. However, in this unit, given that we have just learned how hashing is used to store password information, let us have a brief look at how hackers attempt (and often succeed) in breaking passwords when cryptographic hash functions are used.