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Date: Fri, 12 Dec 2014 10:44:21 +0100 (CET)
From: Stefan.Lucks@...-weimar.de
To: discussions@...sword-hashing.net
Subject: Re: [PHC] How important is salting really?

On Thu, 11 Dec 2014, epixoip wrote:

> But salting alone is insufficient. For each hash we crack a salt is
> eliminated and never checked again. Therefore our attacks speed up with
> each hash we crack.

Could you elaborate what you mean? Usually, the salt is known to the 
attacker, so there is no need to *crack* a salt at all?

So long

Stefan




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