First: I asked this question on stackoverflow and was kindly asked to post this here again. See the original question here. According to the [early] doc pages of the new PHP 5.5 password ...
Possible Duplicate: How to securely hash passwords? I have a website and on that website I use SHA-256 and salt my user's passwords. What I'm doing right now is padding each letter of the ...
This is something I never understood about hashing functions. I know that algorithms like whirlpool and blowfish both produce outputs that don't follow this pattern, but why is it that most do? Is ...