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From:Mogens Melander Date:August 18 2007 9:23pm
Subject:Re: Password storage
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On Sat, August 18, 2007 20:17, Mike Aubury wrote:
> But you can use it for passwords (ask Unix)...
>
> You can't decode what the original password was, but you can encode the
> password they typed in and check the two hashes match - if they do - the
> chances are that the original passwords match (the odds against are huge!)

Well, i got the impression that OP wanted to retrieve the cleartext
string, but i could be wrong.

> On Saturday 18 August 2007 16:19, Mogens Melander wrote:
>
>> MD5() is not an encryption function. The MySQL manual states:
>>

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