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Date: Sun, 19 Jan 2014 11:54:37 +0400
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: [PHC] Native server relief support for password hashing in browsers

On Sat, Jan 18, 2014 at 01:14:32PM -0800, Tony Arcieri wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 18, 2014 at 1:12 PM, Larry Bugbee <> wrote:
> > May I assume that if the pswd is hashed client side, two conditions need
> > to be true: 1) javascript or other hashing support is available, and 2) the
> > hash is passed in a secure tunnel
> Yes

I'd say "secure tunnel" is orthogonal to "client-side hashing", as well
as to "better password hashing" in general.  Any of these are somewhat
nice to have even without the others, although of course a combination
of them is usually preferable.


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