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    Posted: 19 March 2019 at 2:51pm
Hi,
I want to move webwiz forum users to another forum.
I have moved username, email, location, realname (also password)
But passwords doesn't match.
Converting md5 or decode them ?
How can i do it ? 

Thank you.


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The passwords in Web Wiz Forums use a unique 160 bit one-way hash with salt so unlike the weak vulnerable MD5 message-digest algorithm cannot be decoded.

The only solution would be to have your members use the password recovery tool in the new software to reset their passwords.

I would also advise seeing if you can use a different hashing algorithm to MD5 as MD5 was designed in 1991 and was cracked many years ago and you might as well be storing passwords in plain text.


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