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Date: Sat, 22 Mar 2014 10:15:33 +0100
From: Christian Forler <christian.forler@...-weimar.de>
To: discussions@...sword-hashing.net
Subject: Re: [PHC] Transforming hash to different cost setting

On 22.03.2014 09:57, Krisztián Pintér wrote:
> 
> Jeremi Gosney (at Saturday, March 22, 2014, 8:46:40 AM):
>> These are not hard requirements, they are simply critera that will be
>> evaluated in each candidate. You may choose not to support a particular
>> feature in your design.
> 
> 
> so far, i have heard only one reason for offline cost upgrade, and it
> is the problem of abandoned passwords. however, for that problem, we
> have the obvious solution of simply deleting old passwords.

For the weak password problem, we have the obvious solution of
simply using strong password. SCNR! :-)

Companies usually do not delete user/costumer accounts/records/files
since they rate those data as mission critical.

BTW I fully agree with your position. Inactive users should be disabled.


Best regards,
Christian



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