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Better password hashing #8

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markkap opened this Issue Aug 26, 2018 · 2 comments

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markkap commented Aug 26, 2018

Use whatever is the "state of art" for PHP 7.0

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markkap commented Oct 17, 2018

Changes in hashing algorithm are Inspired by https://github.com/roots/wp-password-bcrypt

The hashing algorithm uses whatever setting PHP recommends as "best" for the specific PHP version on which calmPress runs.

It includes a seamless "translation" from older hash formats into new ones.

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markkap commented Oct 18, 2018

The less than obvious backward compatibility break here is that users will not be able to use md5-ing a password via phpmyadmin to change the password, and there is no obvious replacement on phpmyadmin side.

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