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saving password in MYSQL

prakash chauhan
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Hi All,
how do we save passwords in MySQL, i dont want passwords to appear as they are in the database for anybody to see , how is it achieved?

-thanks
Bear Bibeault
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A common tactic is to convert the password using a one-way hash like MD5 or SHA.


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