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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1414 And the worst passwords from the Last.fm hack are…
Apparently user passwords were stored using unsalted MD5 hashing, which LeakedSource says took two hours to convert into readable plaintext passwords.

While Last.fm’s password encryption left much to be desired, sadly the breached passwords themselves weren’t much better.

The most popular password by far? “123456” – yes, seriously.
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#1420 Police seize two Perfect Privacy VPN servers
#1419 US would be 28th In 'Hacking Olympics', China would take the gold
#1418 Kali Linux 2016.2 released as the most advanced penetration testing distribution
#1417 How spy tech firms let governments see everything on a smartphone
#1416 Android patch fixes Nexus 5X critical vulnerability
#1415 Microsoft adds .NET core, ASP.NET to bug bounty program
#1414 And the worst passwords from the Last.fm hack are…
#1413 Why identity protection is the next phase in security
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