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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

What Evernote did correctly.

Yesterday I wrote about a little about Evernote being hacked and how it was bad that I could not remove their software from my device.  Today I’d like to commend them for storing my password correctly in the first place.  221 more words


Initiative to develop new methods of password hashing

The competition Password Hashing Competition (PHC) an attempt to identify new password hashing schemes to encourage engagement of reliable schemes for protecting passwords.

The current state of password protection is assessed as unacceptable – web-services often store user passwords in clear text or use unreliable methods of hashing, such as MD5 or SHA-1, for which effective methods of password guessing. 319 more words

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