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Hardcore Secure Password Hashing with bcrypt-ruby

By Peter Cooper / March 2, 2007

Coda Hale has announced the release of his new 'bcrypt-ruby' gem. bcrypt-ruby brings simple OpenSSL powered password hashing to Ruby along with some useful features like hash versioning, automatic salt handling, and the ability to produce hashes that are computationally difficult to compute to reduce the risks of attacks.

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  1. Coda Hale says:

    Thanks for the link, Peter!

    Slight correction -- I only use OpenSSL for a decent source of random data. Everything else takes place in the C extension.

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