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What is rainbow tables and its use?


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In leihmans terms id really like to know exactly WHAT rainbow tables is and what it is used for, and maybe after i learn these things I would probably ask how to use it. Thanks for any info and answers reguarding this question it is much appreciated.

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Ok so basically its a password hacking program that just tries about every single word and letter and number sequence for you until it cracks it, is that right?

Not quite, What you talking about is brute force. A Rainbow table is a way of doing all the brute force type computations ahead of time and saving them. Which also allows you to give that data to other people.

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