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(short answer, I'm on my phone, I'll ad something more later) This technique allows to spread some small data all over the disk sector. The sector is partitioned in several random stripes and you need all of them to get the data. So, yes, the sector has a random aspect.


Like I said in the comment I think You mean hashing password with random salt. The salt is a random string. It's good for it to be more then 128 characters. Usually adversarys use rainbow tables for cracking hashes. Rainbow table is pretty much a list of all possible strings and their hases. Every day powerfull computers add more strings to those tables. At ...

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