I'm designing an API in PHP/MySQL that, by its design, will not store a user's password in the database and thus does not generate authorization tokens for the client to hold. The reason for this is ...
I have read somewhere that it is better to have two different MySQL logins in order to prevent hacking. What I mean is having one MySQL login for read access (SELECT permission) and another login for ...
I am currently coding the backend of a website and I have not come across an article where this is discussed. I want to store all my application data in MongoDB but I'd like to split out my sensitive ...
The password hash used for MySQL passwords prior to version 4.1 (now called OLD_PASSWORD()) seems like a very simple ad-hoc hash, without salts or iteration counts. See e.g an implementation in ...