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    Password guessing with Medusa 2.0
    Date09 Jan 2012
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    Medusa was created by the fine folks at foofus.net, in fact the much awaited Medusa 2.0 update was released in ...

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    Password guessing as an attack vector
    Date13 Dec 2011
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    Using password guessing as an attack vector. Over the years we've been taught a strong password must be long and ...

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    Squid and Digest Authentication
    Date01 Dec 2011
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    Digest AuthenticationDigest Authentication hashes the password before transmitting over the wire. Essentially it sends a message digest generated from multiple ...

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    Squid and Basic Authentication
    Date01 Dec 2011
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    This is perhaps the easiest authentication helper to configure in Squid, but also the most insecure. The biggest problem with ...

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