UNIX Co-Founder Ken Thompson’s BSD Password Finally Cracked

Ken Thompson, who co-created the popular operating system Unix along with Dennis Ritchie, remains a revered figure in the field of computer science. In 2014, famous open-source developer Leah Neukirchen got her hands on a /etc/password file from a BSD 3 source tree. It contained hashed passwords of some big names like Dennis Ritchie, Steve […]

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