Passwords and hacking: the terminology of hashing, salting and SHA-2 discussed

Passwords and hacking: the terminology of hashing, salting and SHA-2 discussed

Keepin constantly your details secure in a databases could be the the very least a site can perform, but code safety are complex. Here’s exactly what it all way

From cleartext to hashed, salted, peppered and bcrypted, password security is filled with jargon. Picture: Jan Miks / Alamy/Alamy

From Yahoo, MySpace and TalkTalk to Ashley Madison and Xxx Friend Finder, personal data was stolen by code hackers from around the world. Continue reading “Passwords and hacking: the terminology of hashing, salting and SHA-2 discussed”

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