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Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:57:08 -0700
From: epixoip <>
Subject: Re: [PHC] omegacrypt and timing

On 9/17/2014 2:53 PM, Krisztián Pintér wrote:
> epixoip (at Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 11:12:57 PM):
>> The primary goal of password hashing is to defend against offline
>> attacks in the event that a password database has been compromised.
> you don't get to choose the attack model. attackers choose the attack
> model. to be precise, you choose the attack model, but if you want
> yourself to be taken seriously, you need to consider all viable attack
> routes. simply declaring an attack "not primary" will not help you
> defend data.

Then you do not seem to understand what Threat Modeling is.

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