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Old 30th May 2009, 03:15 AM
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About to decrypt password

Hi folks,

What will be the easy way to decrypt encrypted passwords on MySQL table. Googling brought me many suggestions on crypt/decrypt running scripts. Please advise. TIA

I think the encrypt function of MySQL uses the Unix crypt command to encrypt


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Old 30th May 2009, 07:14 AM
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Crypt is a misnomer, the passwords are not encrypted, they are cryptographically hashed. You cannot reverse the hash process, you can only guess the original text.
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