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Password Authentication Without Revealing Your Password

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Password Authentication Without Revealing Your Password

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The majority of personalized web sites use some kind of form-based password authentication where you have two form fields for username and password, and a login button. When you submit your authentication, the password is sent in the clear to the server for verification against a user database.

Using a Javascript SHA library and one simple onsubmit protects the password in transit and also inside the user database:



 
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