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Filtering MD5 and CRYPT password hashes in whois query output


Consequent to the community’s request in December 2012, the AFRINIC whois database will no longer display hashes of MD5 and CRYPT encrypted passwords in all mntner (whois database) objects starting 15.12.2012

Currently, majority of objects in the AFRINIC whois database are protected by and authenticate through a mechanism that uses clear text passwords encrypted with the md5 algorithm for authentication. There are two major concerns with this method:



First FIRE Award at IGF 2012


3The Fund for Internet Research and Education (FIRE) and AFRINIC is proud to announce that from the many applications received we have selected for the category of E-Development, the Pan African Medical Journal from Uganda. The Award Ceremony was held in Baku, Wednesday 7, November 2012. Mr Raoul Kamadjeu received the Award on behalf of the PAMJ, from Ms Anne Rachel Inne AFRINIC's Chief Operations Officer.


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