Password Storage

Practical Security — Pragmatic Programmers (25 / 46)

👈 Evaluating Crypto Libraries Without Being a Cr ypto Expert | TOC | Storing Passwords When You’re the Client 👉

Our users’ passwords are extremely valuable to attackers. An attacker with access to user passwords pretty much has full control of our application. Such an attacker will probably be able to gain access to many other systems as well: unfortunately, people frequently use the same passwords on multiple websites. We’ll obviously do everything we can to prevent compromise. But if…

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