I'm going to ask this question at the risk of someone exposing me their own personal algorithm, if that's what you do please don't post that! I'm interested in learning what software you use to ...
I read this answer http://programmers.stackexchange.com/questions/15350/why-do-websites-restrict-the-number-choice-of-characters-in-a-password/15351#15351 and found a comment insisting not to send ...
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 ...