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Making a hash of passwords

J.F. Rice | Dec. 3, 2014
Developers should not store passwords, and store hash values instead.

I sent the developers home with a new assignment: Don't store passwords. Store hash values instead. They understood right away, saw it was a good idea, and agreed to do it that way. And I hope word gets around, because I hate to think we are perpetuating bad practices in the most important part of our software, the login.

 

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