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Closing the Password Hashing Competition, releasing Argon2

In fall 2012, I proposed to organize an open competition in order to develop a new crypto standard for hashing passwords—be it to protect users’ credentials in web services, derive keys for disk encryption schemes, or to log in your operating system. 207 more words


Siemens Issues Security Updates for SIMATIC HMI Devices and Software

In late August a set of security updates was made available by Siemens for its SIMATIC HMI devices, SIMATIC WinCC Runtime Advanced software, SIMATIC WinCC v7 software and SIMATIC NET PC-Software V12 and V13. 389 more words

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Ever Wondered How Facebook Passwords are HASHED?!!

Many of you might be knowing that when passwords are stored in databases, they are hashed so that even the database administrator apparently has no idea what the password was. 113 more words


Salted Password Hashing - Doing it Right

If you’re a web developer, you’ve probably had to make a user account system. The most important aspect of a user account system is how user passwords are protected.

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What is password hashing;

Password hashing

Password hashing is one of the password security systems. When a application form accept a password form a user and its goes to the database then it’s important to hash the password and then send to the database. 36 more words


Password Hashing In PHP

Password Hashing is one of the most used way of storing passwords in database. There are different ways/algorithms for generating hash of a text. The most popular ones are: MD5, SHA1, and Bcrypt. 173 more words


password_compat library

In PHP 5.5 we can expect these awesome password_ functions being implemented in the core, making password hashing a simple task. You can read more about it here:  85 more words

Password Hashing