I am new here, and have poked around the site looking for an overview of which hash algorithm to use on the web and why. It seems to be the consensus that SHA-256 or other SHA-2 family algorithms are ...
I've developing a web application that will be dealing with highly sensitive information and I want to ensure the hashing of passwords is gold standard. Ideally I'd go for per-user salted SHA512 ...
if I implement an function which hashes the first half of my password with MD5 and the second half with SHA2 and MD5. Is there a security issue when I put these two hashes together to a 64 character ...