I know about PBKDF2, bcrypt, scrypt, etc. and while I'm not a crypt professional, I think I understand why are they better than just "hash(pass+salt)". But a colleague of mine surprised me with the ...
I am by no means a security expert, but I am curious whether functions that don't produce different outputs when raised to the power of N (without any psuedo-randomness) exist, that are as strong as ...
I've been reading about bcrypt and scrypt, and it seems that the general consensus is that bcrypt is more "tried and true", but scrypt is better in theory. Couldn't you just hash something with ...
am sorry, an a beginner, so please forgive me if i make mistakes, so here is what I understood: PBKDF2: uses HMAC, so, the message is the password, and the key that crypts the message is the salt? or ...
I found this article on SO, but the answer was short, and the subject was closed, What i don't understand, is: Which one of the two limits memory usage to avoid custom Hardware to break the password? ...