As I understand in most security breach where the list of hashed password are compromised, attackers do use brute-force to try to find weak password and, invariably, they always find quite some (like ...
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 ...
Ever since I heard about programming, I was told that any password (especially the one used on login) should be stored in database using any kind of one-way hashing algorithm, and never ever as plain ...
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. ...