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Volunteer-run pirate Manga website attacked, loses hashed passwords, has ‘nobody’ to fix the mess

teknopaul Silver badge

Re: Salted + A Real Hash...

nonsense. With dictionary attacks it does not matter the length of the hash output, you could save one digit. if you store less it's more likely that a found match will be incorrect and not reveal your actual password.

What matters is how good the passwords are and how much time a hash iteration takes.

64bits is easily enough to stop a brute force attack.

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