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MSDN Data Encryption and Decryption Functions You choose what algorithm to use. You have to use CryptAcquireContext to get a handle to the Crypto Service Provider. Then call CryptGenKey to generate an encryption key object. This function is where you define the algorithm you want to use. You need to also call CryptCreateHash to create a handle to a hash ...


When BCrypt was first published, in 1999, they listed their implementation's default cost factors: normal user: 6 super user: 8 They also note: Of course, whatever cost people choose should be reevaluated from time to time A bcrypt cost of 6 means 64 rounds (26 = 64). If we use that initial "normal user" value, we want to try adjusting for ...

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