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Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2014 14:18:59 -0800
From: Tony Arcieri <>
To: "" <>
Subject: Re: [PHC] A silly (?) consideration for script-friendly hashes

On Fri, Jan 24, 2014 at 2:13 PM, Andy Lutomirski <>wrote:

> If people are planning on having client-side offload, or, more
> generally, if whatever hash wins ends up with a highly optimized
> implementation in web browsers, there may be a problem: anyone who can
> get people to leave their browsers pointed at pictures of kittens that
> compute hashes in the background effectively has a big network of
> password hashers.

They can already do that, FYI

Tony Arcieri

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