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Scott Van Vliet Once a Developer, Always a Developer May 2007 Entries
UTF8 Encoding Changes in Vista (Hashing Gotcha)
If you've used hashing to store passwords for your application, you may want to double-check you code to ensure it works on Vista. Thanks to information found in Shawn Steele's post from almost a year ago, it seems Microsoft made changes in the .NET Framework for Vista to comply with the Unicode 5.0 specification, which requires invalid characters previously omitted in earlier versions of the .NET Framework for Windows XP, Server 2003, etc. As such, hashes computed on previous versions of Windows ......

Posted On Wednesday, May 2, 2007 3:45 AM

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