[dba-VB] Encrypt password

Paul Hartland paul.hartland at googlemail.com
Thu Feb 6 21:09:24 CST 2014

To all,

I'm starting to write a vb.net app which will link to a sql server
database, I want the passwords in the user table on the SQL server database
to be encrypted one way, then if they forget the password can request a new
one.  Firstly I used to use MD5 when I worked at my last company, but have
heard this can be cracked, anyone have any other recommendations, I don't
mind if the password encryption happens on the vb.net app or the sql server

Thanks in advance for any help.

Paul Hartland
paul.hartland at googlemail.com

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