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You could also increase the hash rounds which would artificially increase the time needed to calculate the password from the hash. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Key_stretching for more information.
Commented Apr 7, 2012 on
Hashes are a bit like fingerprints for data. A given hash uniquely represents a file, or any arbitrary collection of data. At least in theory. This is a 128-bit MD5 hash you're looking at above, so it can represent at most 2128 unique items, or 340 trillion trillion trillion. In reality the...
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