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It also depends on your storage system. For example, if you have de-duplication, guest VMs may be able to establish whether known blocks of data are already stored, for example: (1) create a VM and store 10,000 reference files; (2) create another VM and store 30,000 files sampled without replacement from (A) the 10,000 reference files on VM 1, (B) 10,000 new ...


If your hashing function is secure enough this shouldn't be a problem, even if an attacker know your default value he cannot in a reasonable time find a password hashing in your default value. Anything that isn't the the result of your hashing function is a good default value (i still think you should use a random value and not your first pet name but both ...

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