I read this answer and found a comment insisting not to send password by email: passwords should not be able to be retrieved by email, I hate that. It means my password is stored in plain text ...
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 ...
If I create a login for an app that has middle to low security risk (in other words, its not a banking app or anything), is it acceptable for me to verify a password entered by the user by just saying ...
In my database, I have a column for the hashed password and the salt. My application allows users to change their password. Should I use the same salt for the password, or should I generate a new ...
Registering on an insurance company's website right now, and my password is 16 characters long, using a nice variety of letters, numbers, special characters, etc. However, here's their list of ...
I'm creating a program (in C++) that will password protects its user's database (.dat) file. I'm confused on where to store the password? In the user's database file or somewhere else. I'm new to ...