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Dimitrios Desyllas
Dimitrios Desyllas

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Migrating from weak password hash into a stronger one

Weak password hashing can have severe consequences on a data breach due to easiness to brute force and actual data retrieval.

Therefore, for password you need a strong password hashing scheme. Bcrypt is a good solution that php itself offers out of the box:

But in case you inherited bad code and bad password storage how you migrate them into a good one?

For that read at arkabat's blog:

I am in a position that I have inherited bad code and need to fix it. Arkabat's solution seems a good one for me.

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