According to the documentation, the scrypt hash function works like so: The hash function does the following: Adds random salt. Creates a HMAC to protect against active attack. Uses ...
I am implementing a service where application-specific passwords seem a good choice to improve security. A question on why and when they might make sense has already been discussed here Google ...
In the question Do any security experts recommend bcrypt for password storage? Thomas Pornin recommends the hashing function scrypt but saying it is "too new to be recommended on a general basis". ...
I am wanting to secure some highly sensitive data in a database. This would mean that the data needs to be encrypted and remain secure for 100 years if it were to fall into adversary hands. I also ...