How NOT to Store Passwords! - Computerphile

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Shared November 20, 2013

Security of users' passwords should be at the forefront of every web developer's mind. Tom takes us through the insecure ways in which some websites deal with passwords.

Note: At circa 8mins, the animation does not show how the 'salt' is also stored in the database alongside the username.

Hashing Algorithms and Security: http://youtu.be/b4b8ktEV4Bg
Security of Data on Disk: http://youtu.be/4SSSMi4X_mA

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