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Hi there,

I want to know how to encrypt all my MyBB passwords using phpMyadmin, and what is the best encryption method
for security and SSL.

you can try using this bcrypt method
User passwords are kept in a checksum form - they're being hashed rather than encrypted (the only way to recover them is to try all possibilities until the checksum matches).

The algorithm that's being used in MyBB 1.8 (MD5) is considered weak as of today and MyBB 2.0 will use bcrypt.

You can implement it into 1.8 by modifying core files - see .m.'s link above.
Cheers m8's