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
More from Tom Scott: http://www.youtube.com/user/enyay
This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley.
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