#1 By: Akemi Iwaya, November 20th, 2013 13:20
Originally published at: http://www.howtogeek.com/176129/how-not-to-store-passwords/
Password and account security is a hot topic as of late, especially in light of the continuing, non-stop ‘series’ of database breaches that we seem to hear about every week. With this in mind, YouTube channel Computerphile looks at and explains all the wrong ways that websites can and do use to store passwords.
#2 By: Tom Wilson, November 20th, 2013 13:43
Oh Gods... so. many. bad. memories!
As a programmer, I've seen all of these... and done a few. (Against my will.)
This is a good argument for using a password manager (like LastPass) and generating a unique password for each site and app you use.
#3 By: Adrian Kentleton, November 21st, 2013 14:45
#4 By: Brian Ortiz, November 26th, 2013 02:19
For some really nitty-gritty technical stuff, shee this security.stackexchange answer: http://security.stackexchange.com/a/31846
#5 By: system, November 30th, 2013 13:18
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