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Re: pwdb breakage



Andy Phillips writes:
>mkj writes:
>> big_crypt is less secure than crypt because of duplicated information --
>> using two crypt blocks with the same salt cuts the cracking time to
>	
>	Not quite. The salt changes from block to block, and is 
>     dependent on the previous block of ciphertext. It is more secure
>     than plain crypt, since;

OK, this is a different version than I have seen in the past.  My
apologies.  I understand that there *is* a version floating around
that has a single salt with multiple encoded blocks based on the
same salt, and I thought this was the one.

Sorry for sowing confusion.

michaelkjohnson

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