Home » What Is a Rainbow Table Attack?

What Is a Rainbow Table Attack?

by Security Boulevard
0 comment

A rainbow table attack is an authentication attack where the attacker attempts to identify passwords from their cryptographic hashes. Typically authentication systems store passwords in a hashed format, which is computed by a cryptographic algorithm, rather than keeping them in plaintext. When a user authenticates with a password, the system computes the hash and compares it to the user’s stored hash. 

The post What Is a Rainbow Table Attack? appeared first on Security Boulevard.

Source: Read More

You may also like

Leave a Comment

CyberNonStop

Cybernonstop is created to bring news and knowledge through articles to visitors.

Do not forget to subscribe.

Laest News

@2021 – All Right Reserved. Designed and Developed by PenciDesign