bcrypt is a key derivation function for passwords designed by Niels Provos and David Mazières, based on the Blowfish cipher, and presented at USENIX in 1999. Besides incorporating a salt to protect against rainbow table attacks, bcrypt is an adaptive function: over time, the iteration count can be ...
Apologies if the answer is obvious, I'm just a little curious and couldn't nail down an answer elsewhere. I'm used to seeing authentication servers use simple SHA-1 or SHA-256 to validate credentials,...
Following this answer mysql does not support bcrypt because system does not support them either. How to add support of bcrypt to Debian to MySQL?
Is it possible to add bcrypt support for system accounts (e.g., in /etc/shadow) in Amazon Linux? (Which is in turn binary compatible with RHEL5 and CentOS 5) This only looks like a duplicate of this ...
I am building an application and storing user passwords in a table in MySQL. I am already using bcrypt but wondering, does it make any senses to AES_ENCRYT() the hashed password before storing into ...