Password Hashes, Again

Max Kanat-Alexander mkanat at
Mon Apr 16 06:06:20 UTC 2012

On 04/13/2012 08:54 AM, Stephanie Daugherty wrote:
> How about a dynamic approach to hash strength - benchmark the hardware
> and increase the hash strength so that it always takes a particular
> amount of cpu time - therefore as hardware scales, so will the algorithm.

	That wouldn't work; GPUs are cracking these things because they are
massively parallel processors.

Max Kanat-Alexander
Chief Architect, Community Lead, and Release Manager
Bugzilla Project

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