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On cracking Mac OS X Lion accounts passwords

Mac OS X Lion stores salted SHA512 hashes of user accounts passwords. NOTE: if a memory image of a target computer is available, Mac OS X login passwords could be recovered instantly. Password hashes are stored in /private/var/db/dslocal/nodes/Default/users/<username>.plistĀ files.

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