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If you were suggesting writing your own hash function to use instead of MD5, don't even consider it if security matters to you. MD5 has been through years of testing and review, and although there have been chinks in the armor, it's still quite usable. SHA-1 is a good alternative though, if you can find mature code for it.

In reply to Re: Passwords, hashes, and salt by dynamo
in thread Passwords, hashes, and salt by Mr_Person

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