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Old July 10th, 2012, 08:22 PM   #39 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by FeedbakBWR View Post
Would the username/passwords not be encrypted in the database?
Generally username aren't but the passwords are. I think (if they were able to grab the DB) they may be able to gain access using the encrypted password to other site where you used the same one. It is very tricky as they would need to know your username as well as well as gain file access to that site. They shouldn't be able to decrypt the password either as that is damn near impossible assuming the site software uses a reasonable encryption methodology and the key isn't ridiculously simple.
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