Subject: Re: PROPOSAL: adding capability for blowfish passwords
To: Sean Davis <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/24/2002 11:35:01
Sean Davis <> writes:
> That is the main reason it seems like a useful idea to me, and while my
> knowledge on the subject isn't by any means authoritative, blowfish-hashed
> passwords are slower to crack than MD5.

Iterate the hash function then or do other harmless things to slow it
down further. IMHO, of course.

Perry E. Metzger
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