I have a web service. Right now, I have passwords stored in plain text in a MySQL table on my server. I know this isn't the best practice, and that is why I am working on it. Why should passwords be ...
On reliable websites I always see claims such as "All data is encrypted" or "All passwords are encrypted using 128bit encryption" and etc. However I have never come across a claim such as "All ...
I want to save some user-generated data with some signature of the user that generated it (let's say that the user has to fill some forms with some data and I want him to sign the written data). The ...
What exactly does "Security through obscurity" means in the context of stroing unencrypted passwords? I'm using a small program (I won't name it, to not enlarge enough large shame on its author) that ...
It seems like when web site lists requirements as to what characters MUST be in the password they're only providing a password map for someone who wants to hack their system. For instance, fsd.gov ...
How secure is sending passwords through email to a user, since email isn't secured by HTTPS. What is the best way to secure it? Should I use encryption?
I'm writing a small utility in AutoIt that connects to Twitter. I would like to store the username and password in the programs setting file, but I know that it needs to be encrypted obviously. ...
How do current web browsers (or mobile mail clients and any software in general) save user passwords? All answers about storing passwords say we should store only hashes, not the password themselves. ...