worth it's salt in security

kee nethery kee.nethery at elloco.com
Wed Jun 6 22:57:12 EDT 2018


Yes, My description was about hashing.

If your main concern is encrypting …. not something I know. sorry.
Kee


> On Jun 6, 2018, at 7:32 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> Brian Milby wrote:
> > From the dictionary:
> >
> > The password and salt value are combined and scrambled to form the key
> > and IV which are used as described above. The key derivation process
> > is the same as that used in the openSSL utility. A 16-byte salt prefix
> > is prepended to the encrypted data, based on the salt value. This is
> > used in decryption.
> 
> "decryption"?
> 
> Are we talking about hashing or encrypting?
> 
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