|Subject:||Win2K3 Password Hashing Algorithm|
|Posted by:||Alan Mott (AlanMo…@discussions.microsoft.com)|
|Date:||Thu, 28 Jun 2007|
Does anyone out there know what hashing algorithm Win2K3 server/XP uses as
part of its authentication process? I'm given to understand that the NT Hash
is based on MD4. I find it hard to believe that Windows still appears to be
using a discredited hashing algorithm for its authentication, and hasn't
moved on to using MD5, Diffie-Hellman or SHA-1.