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Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:34:04 +0200
From: Sascha Schmidt <>
Subject: Re: [PHC] Client-side hashing (was side-channel stuff)

2015-04-24 18:12 GMT+02:00 Krisztián Pintér <>:
> expiration yes, but it is not reckless. it is merely an inconvenience.
Yes. My bad. Reckless was overstated.

> and we are not talking about months here. we are talking about years.
I'm pretty sure that this is a common time span for at least some scenarios.

> so the downside is passwords will expire after a year or two, and the
> user must proceed with the forgotten password routine. i don't think
> it is that bad.
I just personally have a great aversion of forgotten password routines
when it comes to usability and security. Maybe I just haven't seen a
good one yet.

Sascha Schmidt

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