Hash Bash

On 18-Feb-2023 13:41:11:

I'm sure this isn't exactly news to Windows sysadmins, but as a Linux user I was just shocked to find out that Microsoft hasn't changed the Windows password hashing algorithm since the very first release of Windows NT in 1993. What is that algorithm? Unsalted MD4!

I wanted to see just how bad that actually was in a similar format to the nice infographics that Hive Systems made for MD5. So I made difficulty table generator. Here is the table for MD4 on an RTX 4090:


Some notable things:

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