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- Sat Jan 20, 2018 6:28 am
- Forum: Non-technical Questions
- Topic: How do passwords work?
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Hello This part can be a little hairy, but sit tight. Hash Algorithm When you sign up for an account on a site, you choose a username and a password. Usernames are usually stored in the site's database as plain old text. On the other hand, password was washed before it was stored A hash function is ...