When to Use Bcrypt, PBKDF2, and Scrypt When to Use Bcrypt, PBKDF2, and Scrypt / tutorial / free


A more advanced version of "Use Bcrypt" (link in comments). TLDR: Use PBKDF2 if company policy requires standards and accreditations, use the superior Scrypt if a reliable implementation exists for your stack, use Bcrypt otherwise. Never use SHAx hashes. scrypt > bcrypt > PBKDF2 > all else.
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submitted almost 4 years ago, by kurtosis
When to Use Bcrypt, PBKDF2, and Scrypt popular tutorial

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Original "Use Bcrypt" article. More in-depth discussions of this article 1, 2.

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