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Decrypting SHA1 passwords

Thread began 8/09/2011 10:37 am by rob75685 | Last modified 8/09/2011 12:00 pm by Jason Byrnes | 730 views | 1 replies |


Decrypting SHA1 passwords

hi there

I have a website that a built a couple of years ago, containing over 2000 SHA1 encrypted passwords.

I want to upgrade to Security Assist 2 to start using crypt instead... but would I be able to set up a password reminder that would email any old SHA1-encrypted passwords as well as any new crypt-encrypted passwords ?

I fear I might have to set them all up again...

many thanks

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

see this thread:

it deals with MD5 -> SHA1, but the same strategy would work for going from SHA1 to crypt.

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