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What is bcrypt?

January 20, 2023  |  < 1 min read


Bcrypt is a password hashing and key derivation function for passwords based on the Blowfish cipher. The key derivation function is supposed to be slow, making brute-forcing the password difficult. The OpenBSD operating system and the OpenSSH software both employ this hashing algorithm.

Is bcrypt of any use?

Yes, it may be used to hash passwords. It’s supposed to be sluggish, making it difficult for an attacker to guess the password.

How do I utilize it?

Simply type your password into the text area and click the “Hash Password” button to utilize Bycrypt. The Bycrypt method will then be used to hash and cipher your password.

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