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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 …

Database Systems

Database Systems

When developing a dynamic website, you will need to use a database system as some sort to power the backend of your website as the dynamics of such websites are based on the principle of using a database to store all of the information related to the website. There are a number of different database …

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