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What are theses things and how to convert the following codes into normal wording.? I have a long length of hash salt mixedasr code and i would like to convert into alphabatics.

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What is password hashing?

Hash algorithms are one way functions. They turn any amount of data into a fixed-length "fingerprint" that cannot be reversed. They also have the property that if the input changes by even a tiny bit, the resulting hash is completely different (see the example above). This is great for protecting passwords, because we want to store passwords in a form that protects them even if the password file itself is compromised, but at the same time, we need to be able to verify that a user's password is correct.

hash("hello") = 2cf24dba5fb0a30e26e83b2ac5b9e29e1b161e5c1fa7425e73043362938b9824
 

The general workflow for account registration and authentication in a hash-based account system is as follows:

  1. The user creates an account.
  2. Their password is hashed and stored in the database. At no point is the plain-text (unencrypted) password ever written to the hard drive.
  3. When the user attempts to login, the hash of the password they entered is checked against the hash of their real password (retrieved from the database).
  4. If the hashes match, the user is granted access. If not, the user is told they entered invalid login credentials.
  5. Steps 3 and 4 repeat everytime someone tries to login to their account.

What is Salt Password ?

In cryptography, a salt is random data that is used as an additional input to a one-way function that "hashes" a password or passphrase. Salts are closely related to the concept of nonce.
Let me explain Hash of "hello" is 2cf24dba5fb0a30e26e83b2ac5b9e29e1b161e5c1fa7425e73043362938b9824
but a salted hash of "hello" can be anything , what happens is a random salt is mixed with in the hash

What is a Mixed Case Password  ?

Letters in mixed case means using "UPPER CASE" and "lower case" as well as "numb3rs" For example, my name using upper case, lower case, and numbers. " HaCk0loGy" is a mixed case password, but due to high computing power available such passwords are no more considered secure , or if they are used they are still stored encrypted in the database.
You may read my Password Guide I did few years back which might help you , 

How to Crack Encrypted Passwords ?

For breaking such encrypted / hash passwords you will need to bruteforce against known Dictionary , your Kali Install has alot of such tools, you can get some names from here like John the Ripper and more...
Let me share a very professional Password Cracking forum which is the best on Internet : Insider Pro . These guys are the best in cracking passwords and telling you how to get on with cracking
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Sir Can you crack decode a hash password if i post it here
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I shared a site , Insider Pro - please open that and post your Hash , they will do it for you .. IF you request for free they may or may not ...if you pay someone they will do it .see above answer for link of Insider Pro Forum
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I did not create new question because my question is relates to database. Can i ask database question in this same post?
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