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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over 3 years ago, by kurtosis
An absolute must-read if you plan to roll your own authentication from scratch, or are working with other sensitive passwords/data. Use bcrypt to safely store your passwords.
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almost 4 years ago, by pineapple