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Chapter 14. Password Crackers

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This chapter examines password crackers and other programs designed to circumvent password security. Although password cracking is a core skill of most intruders, it is also important for system and network administrators to understand the INs and OUTs of password security. Comprehending where and why passwords can fail is paramount in maintaining enterprise security; many times, passwords are the first and unfortunately only lines of defense. This chapter explains how passwords are stored, how ...

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