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Balloon Hashing is a password-based (equivalently: entropy stretching) Key Derivation Function proposed in 2016.

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How to make balloon hash password dependent?

The balloon hashing algorithm has been compared to the argon2 algorithm, and with its memory accesses being password independent it is most similar to argon2i. Sources such as the RFC for argon2 and ...
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Memory-hard password hash in practice?

Dan Boneh, Henry Corrigan-Gibbs, and Stuart Schechter have proposed Balloon Hashing: A Memory-Hard Function Providing Provable Protection Against Sequential Attacks (in proceedings of AsiaCrypt 2016). ...
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