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Wordpress Stronger WordPress Password Hashing with bcrypt

Discussion in 'Blogs & CMS usage' started by eva2000, Apr 5, 2016.

  1. eva2000

    eva2000 Administrator Staff Member

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    Interesting article over at WPMU Dev discussing stronger wordpress password hashing with bcrypt Making Your WordPress Password Hashing Stronger with bcrypt - WPMU DEV
    Would Centmin Mod users like to see Wordpress auto installer routine use the more secure bcrypt method via auto installed WP bcrypt plugin ?
     
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    pamamolf Well-Known Member

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    Yes it is a must :)
     
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    It would be very nice and secure @eva2000
     
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    Hi Is there any update or plan on more secure bcrypt method? Very interested. Thanks.
     
  5. eva2000

    eva2000 Administrator Staff Member

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    haven't revisited this topic in ages. Not sure if Wordpress changed their default hashing method by default yet ? If they haven't there's a few plugins that offer this too https://wordpress.org/plugins/search/bcrypt/

    the one mentioned in above article looks interesting but it's manual install (which i could automate) https://roots.io/plugins/bcrypt-password/ though last time it was updated was Feb 2016 https://github.com/roots/wp-password-bcrypt/blob/master/wp-password-bcrypt.php though whether it needed updating is another question https://github.com/roots/wp-password-bcrypt/issues/10.
     
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    yes, thanks for pointing out the issues. Maybe 2 way authentication would help! Thanks.
     
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