Monthly Archives: November 2012

Hashing Passwords in PHP Using md5 vs sha256 vs bcrypt vs …

Many people have had questions about how to properly store passwords in the database. Most of us have learned that it is a really bad idea to store them in plaintext. Instead of storing them in plaintext we do store them with a one-way hash, such as md5, sha256 or bcrypt. This way even if [...]
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