How XING saves your password


We never save your password in unencrypted form.
To this end, we hash your password with a unique salt before saving it in our database. We also add a secret value (pepper), which is stored separately.
When choosing algorithms and the number of hashing operations we use, we apply state-of-the-art technology, currently PBKDF2-HMAC-SHA512.

More information is available on under your security.

If you have any questions about this, please get in touch via our contact form.

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