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A hash algorithm is a function which takes a variable size input and produces a fixed size output. The algorithm tries to make it difficult to predict the output for a given input, find two inputs with the same output, or reconstruct the input from the output.

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randomly distributed for a good hash function, this is about the same as the odds of H(A) and H(B) not colliding times the odds of H(A) and H(B) not colliding after N − 1 more rounds. For SHA-256 with 2256 …
answered Jun 24 '14 by Ry-
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hash.) They don’t, though, because those sites need to be trusted with the user’s password anyways (see parenthetical), and JavaScript hashing is both slower and not always available. …
answered Oct 1 '14 by Ry-