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Need guidance on message-digest based password generation algorithms.

Need some guidance on message-digest based password generation algorithms. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 19, 2011 - 5 answers

Help this absent-minded person recover (or not need) his password.

How can I view an old Microsoft Word document that is password protected, when I cannot remember the password? [more inside]
posted by khelvan on Mar 9, 2011 - 13 answers

How are passwords stored in systems that require the user to enter specific digits of their password?

How are passwords stored in systems that require the user to enter specific digits of their password? I am familiar with encryption techniques such as MD5 hashes, but I can't see a way in which a system would store the entire encrypted password, and still be able to authenticate individual characters, unless the password is stored in plain text, which seems unlikely for a bank. [more inside]
posted by InsaneRhino on Jan 31, 2011 - 20 answers

Please suggest a software to password protect and hide data on Windows 7.

How do I password protect a folder or partition in windows 7 and also not have its contents included in Windows index or Everything. [more inside]
posted by libbrichus on Oct 25, 2009 - 7 answers

Anyone know of a small device with an LCD for securely storing passwords?

Anyone know of a small device with an LCD for securely storing passwords? [more inside]
posted by paulyballs on Aug 29, 2008 - 14 answers

Trying Like Hell To Defeat The Purpose Of Encrypting Something In The First Place

How weak is it smart to allow my GPG key passphrase to get? [more inside]
posted by ChasFile on Aug 8, 2008 - 8 answers

Should I worry about my physically lost, encrypted passwords?

So, I lost my USB stick. No big deal - except it has my password database on it. [more inside]
posted by TooManyGadgets on Jun 16, 2008 - 13 answers

How do I password protect a CD for both mac and pc?

I want to encrypt a CD with a very simple password. [more inside]
posted by ndicecco on Oct 23, 2007 - 11 answers

How to crack a disk image

How can I run a dictionary attack against a password-protected disk image file on OS X? [more inside]
posted by alms on Sep 24, 2006 - 16 answers

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