Chat with us, powered by LiveChat

database

MD5 and SHA Encryption – You must salt encrypted passwords!

MD5 and SHA Encryption – You must salt encrypted passwords!

What is “salting” in terms of encryption? Salting is where you add an arbitrary value to a specific position of the password prior to encryption, which makes the encrypted value different than what the encrypted hash would be without the arbitrary value applied (salt). For example, the md5 value of the password PRiIMJCbLAuif0GFOhk7dhRn0 is different to …

Pin It on Pinterest