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Date: Wed, 3 Oct 2012 11:54:42 +0200
From: Szabolcs Nagy <nsz@...t70.net>
To: musl@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: crypt() non-DES support

* Daniel Cegie?ka <daniel.cegielka@...il.com> [2012-10-03 09:16:02 +0200]:
> We already have SHA3 finalist:
> 
> http://csrc.nist.gov/groups/ST/hash/sha-3/winner_sha-3.html
> http://keccak.noekeon.org/
> http://keccak.noekeon.org/KeccakReferenceAndOptimized-3.2.zip
> 

note that crypt is a password based key derivation function
that is supposed to be (configurably) slow, protected against
dictionary attacks and collision resistant (used for password
verification mostly), while sha* is a secure hash that is
supposed to be fast and collision resistant (used for integrity
protection and digital signatures mostly)

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