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Great paper on Oracle Applications 11i password weaknesses and decryption

January 10th, 2007 by Pete


I have been aware of how the 11i password algorithm works for a few years but it has never been talked about much in papers and websites until recently. Steve Kost and a few others posted about this a few weeks ago. Steve has today released a very nice paper titled "Oracle Applications 11i password decryption". This paper is to Steve's usual excellent standards and well worth reading.

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