[wp-hackers] Should password hashing portability be configurable?

Otto otto at ottodestruct.com
Wed Nov 7 19:02:44 UTC 2012

For reference, PHPass is a framework for password encryption that is
not specific to any particular algorithm  It implements salting and
stretching, both of which increase the security of the password hash.

More info here: http://www.openwall.com/articles/PHP-Users-Passwords


On Wed, Nov 7, 2012 at 12:57 PM, CloudPress Hosting
<cloudpresshosting at gmail.com> wrote:
> Sounds a bit over complicated. I wonder why they would not just use SHA256
> with salt.

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