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The scrypt Password-Based Key Derivation Function
draft-josefsson-scrypt-kdf-01

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Last updated: 2013-03-28 (latest revision 2012-09-24)
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Abstract

This document specifies the password-based key derivation function scrypt. The function derives one or more secret keys from a secret string. It is based on memory-hard functions which offer added protection against attacks using custom hardware. The document also provides an ASN.1 schema.

Authors

Colin Percival <cperciva@tarsnap.com>
Simon Josefsson <simon@josefsson.org>

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