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Date: Thu, 9 Jan 2014 00:56:00 +0000
From: Peter Maxwell <peter@...icient.co.uk>
To: discussions@...sword-hashing.net
Subject: Re: [PHC] A final cheat killer pass with smoke

On 8 January 2014 14:56, Bill Cox <waywardgeek@...il.com> wrote:

>
>
> So, after my threads finish filling memory with their hashed data, I could
> run a "cheat killer" pass that randomly accesses all of the hash data in a
> pattern that depends on the password, making it impossible to pre-compute.
>

So... this memory access pattern that depends on the password ;-)   If you
access pattern is dependent on the password, does that not put you back to
square one with side-channel attacks, so to speak?

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