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[Tip] How to salt and hash user passwords in PHP

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  • uglyftp
    Here s a nice howto which shows you how to store password in a PHP applications - most web applications store a plain MD5 of the password or worse yet in plain
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 4, 2009
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      Here's a nice howto which shows you how to store password in a PHP applications - most web applications store a plain MD5 of the password or worse yet in plain text.

      While plain text passwords are a security nightmare, MD5 passwords also can be cracked using a brute-force password software. Salted passwords add one layer of protection to that. Read how to do it in this article - http://bit.ly/L1Ge0

      Regards,
      Vinu
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