How to Install and Use Hashcat to Decrypt MD5? (Tutorial)

Decrypting MD5 hashes is probably a goal for most of you on this website, and hashcat seems a pretty good tool to help you in this task.The problem is that it’s not the easier software to understand and use, whatever your operating system is.In this tutorial, I will explain...

How to Decrypt MD5 Passwords in Python?

The big question many beginners have about MD5 is how to decrypt hashes after encryption.In this post, I’ll explain you this, and specifically, how to do this in Python. How to Decrypt MD5 Passwords in Python?The MD5 cryptographic algorithm is not reversible.A word can be encrypted into MD5, but...

How to Set a MD5 Password in PHPMyAdmin?

The MD5 encryption algorithm is still one of the most used in the world, and specially in MySQL tables.In this tutorial, I’ll show you how it works in a database. How to Set a MD5 Password in PHPMyAdmin?With PHPMyAdmin, it’s possible to apply functions to the inserted values.When creating...

7 ways to generate a MD5 File Checksum

There are several ways to generate the MD5 file checksum. A checksum serves the purpose of detecting any kind of errors that are developed in any data or function during its storage or transmission. In this post, you’ll learn how to do this on different operating systems and tools....

How to create MD5 hashes in JavaScript?

As we all know about JavaScript but the MD5 hashes is a new thing in JavaScript. Today we will see how I can create MD5 hashes in JavaScript but first I will give you some introduction about JavaScript. How to create MD5 hashes in JavaScript?There are different approaches to...

What’s the difference Between MD5 and SHA1?

MD5 and SHA1 are often used following a random pick by developer, but it’s not the same thingIn this post, we’ll see why What’s the difference between MD5 and SHA1?MD5 and SHA1 are both hashing algorithms used to create unique keys to protect data files.  In this case, data...

How to Brute Force a Password?

Today, I’ll show you how to brute force a password from a MD5 hash or other algorithmsYou probably already know what is a brute force, but you are looking for some tools to useI’ll give you that in this post How to brute force a password?The brute force strategy...

3 Reasons why MD5 is not Secure

You probably already read that information, and you know that MD5 is not the most secure hashing function But do you know why? Do you know safer alternatives? This is what I’ll explain you today Why MD5 is not secure? MD5 is a cryptographic algorithm, often used to store passwords in...

How to Decrypt MD5 Passwords in PHP?

If you are new in the MD5 world, you probably ask yourself how to decrypt MD5 passwords after encrypting themIn this post, I’ll show you how to do this, but you probably need an explanation about the MD5 algorithm before 🙂 How to Decrypt MD5 Passwords in PHP?The MD5 cryptographic...

What is MD5 Salt and How to Use It?

You probably already now that MD5 hashing is not a secure way to store passwordsIf you know our services, you probably know that we have a giant database with a lot of words, that can be decrypted in a few secondsBy using salt, you could protect yourself a bit more against...