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Date: Sat, 8 Mar 2014 00:30:06 +0000
From: Peter Gutmann <>
To: "" <>
Subject: RE: [PHC] Are password trailing 0's a problem?

"Dennis E. Hamilton" <> writes:

>I do think using PBKDF2 with c == 1 is a strange act.

It's used in a number of places when you need a straight KDF, rather than a
password-processing function.  For example if you have a single key and need
to create two distinct keys for encrypt and MAC then you can use PBDF2 with c
= 1.


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