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Contest aims to boost state of password encryption

Antone Gonsalves | Feb. 18, 2013
Passwords are the most widely used security mechanism on the Web, so beefing up hashing algorithms, utilized to protect them, is important

Also, developers make bad choices today because there is not enough good technology available, he said. "That's what we're trying to fix."

Other members of the panel of judges include Matthew Green of John Hopkins University; Marsh Ray, Microsoft; Jens Steube, the Hashcat Project; and Peter Gutman, University of Auckland.

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