Scrypt

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Scrypt

http://www.tarsnap.com/scrypt.html
Python bindings for the scrypt key derivation function library

This is a set of Python bindings for the scrypt key derivation function.

Scrypt is useful when encrypting password as it is possible to specify a minimum amount of time to use when encrypting and decrypting. If, for example, a password takes 0.05 seconds to verify, a user won't notice the slight delay when signing in, but doing a brute force search of several billion passwords will take a considerable amount of time. This is in contrast to more traditional hash functions such as MD5 or the SHA family which can be implemented extremely fast on cheap hardware.





Licensing

License

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Notes

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Debian: Thorsten Alteholz <debian@alteholz.de>

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22 November 2013

Notes

License: bsd-2-clause




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
mhallin@gmail.com contact


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/scrypt
Python (Ref)https://pypi.org/project/scrypt
Ruby (Ref)https://rubygems.org/gems/scrypt
Downloadhttp://bitbucket.org/mhallin/py-scrypt
Debian (Ref) (R)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/python-scrypt


Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 25 April 2018.



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Date 2015-07-17
Source Debian
Source link http://packages.debian.org/sid/python-scrypt

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