Tag: Password

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Password Salting

What is Password Salting? Password salting is a technique to protect passwords stored in databases by adding a string of 32 or more characters and then hashing them. Salting prevents hackers who breach an enterprise environment from reverse-engineering passwords and stealing them from the database. Password salting increases password complexity, making them unique and secure without affecting user experience. It also helps prevent hash table attacks and slows… Read more →

Brute Force

What is Brute Force Attack? A brute force attack is a trial-and-error method used to obtain information such as a user password or personal identification number (PIN). In a brute force attack, automated software is used to generate a large number of consecutive guesses as to the value of the desired data. How long do brute force attacks take? As… Read more →

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Password: Random / Pronounceable Passwords + Online Tools To Generate Password

Imagine you’re trying to sign up to an account or service and at the ‘enter password’ step you reach a cul de sac because you cannot come up with a good strong password. With advancements in online security measures, websites and services simply do not allow you to keep a straightforward or easy password for the sake of your own data’s security. But at… Read more →