Storing Passwords - The Wrong, Better and Even Better Way

If you've ever had to sign up to use a website, you'll no doubt have been prompted to provide a username and password, so that when you next visit the site you can login without having to fill in all of your details again. Your password has to be stored somewhere, otherwise you won't be able to login the next time you visit. Right? Unfortunately, a few sites I've come across do just this. They store your password, which means if the information is stolen, someone has got your password. Read More...