How can salted, hashed password storage be combined with a plaintext, nonce and hash based authentication?
My understanding is as follows: To securely store a password (e.g. in a database), you use a hashing algorithm designed for this purpose (designed to be slow, e.g. bcrypt), and you use a unique salt ...
This question is regarding common browsers, even though I may refer to Firefox settings. Not IE though, I wouldn't expect that to be in any way secure. I'm seeking to know how secure it is to let the ...
Aren't API keys considered usernames and API secrets considered passwords? Why is it that API servers like Amazon Web Services allow you to view your API secret in plain text? It makes me think they ...