So You Want to Hash a Password…

Congratulations. You’re thinking about protecting a password; a concept that well-known1 sites, to this day2, fail3 to comprehend. Choose an established, vetted algorithm (SHA-256 would suffice), include a salt (we’ll explain this a bit later), hash the password. Get rid of the plaintext password. Done. See how simple that was? There’s even Open Source code4 […]