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Discussion on: Rainbow Tables & Why To Add Salt

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Jack Forbes

If I talk about Why to add Salt, then the goal when creating or changing your password is to make it as unique as possible so that it cannot be easily guessed and hence compromised. The main goal of salts is to achieve this. They increase the uniqueness of your password on the site you're visiting and give an extra degree of security to the user password so that your information isn't readily compromised.

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