keeping both usernames and passwords in plaintext is much more troublesome," Dragusin blogs. "Keeping a salted cryptographic hash of the password is considered best practice, since it would mitigate exactly such an access permission mistake.
Who the heck uses cleartext passwords? I guess some folks are both stupid and lazy.
posted on 09/27/2012 1:23:38 PM PDT
(Rid the world of those savages. - Dorothy Woods, widow of a Navy Seal, AMEN!)
Is it any wonder I dropped my subscription to the IEEE computer society several years ago? I never really found anything all that interesting there that I couldn’t get elsewhere anyhow.
Glad I haven’t been active for several years!
posted on 09/27/2012 10:30:15 PM PDT
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