I wanna know the encryption algorithm used by Linux 7.0/7.1/7.2, which is usually known as MD5. Encrypted password is stored in /etc/shadow and is 34 bytes long. MD5 generates a signature of 16 bytes according to its rfc.
Yes. The standard Java crypto classes have MD5. You can also find other implementations in various places such as:
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