Archive of UserLand's first discussion group, started October 5, 1998.

Re: Security of MTTF and BBS passwords

Author:Dave Winer
Posted:2/11/1999; 4:44:07 AM
Topic:A new toy!
Msg #:2820 (In response to 2819)
Prev/Next:2819 / 2821

That would provide no more security than the current setup. The password hashed and mashed would still be a password, it would still get you access to the user's account, so what's the difference?

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