[Cryptography] Ken Thompson's password

Pipo pipo.gold at gmail.com
Thu Oct 10 10:30:54 EDT 2019

If you do not read Hacker News (https://news.ycombinator.com/news),

you might have missed this;


"Somewhere around 2014 I found an /etc/passwd file in some dumps of the BSD 3 source tree, containing passwords of all the old timers such as Dennis Ritchie, Ken Thompson, Brian W. Kernighan, Steve Bourne and Bill Joy.

Since the DES-based crypt(3) algorithm used for these hashes is well known


- pipo

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