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Metalix Encryption: Generate hash of string applying MD5 several times

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metalix 1.0GNU General Public Lice...5PHP 5, Cryptography, Security
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This class can be used to generate an hash of string applying MD5 several times.

It takes a given string and applies the MD5 hashing algorithm several times to make it much harder revert to the original string.
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Innovation Award  
PHP Programming Innovation award nominee
October 2010
Number 5


Prize: One license of ScriptCase Enterprise edition
MD5 is an hashing algorithm often used to store passwords in a way that can be verified later.

However, security attacks often use dictionaries of MD5 hashes to discover the original passwords.

This class implements of different approach to compute hashes using MD5 that makes it much harder to build MD5 dictionaries. It applies MD5 several times, thus making it more difficult to discover the original passwords.

Manuel Lemos
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This is ridiculous.
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