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PASSWORD HASHES WITH UPDATABLE MASTER KEYS THAT ARE DIFFICULT TO BRUTE-FORCE

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000231464D
Publication Date: 2013-Sep-30

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Authors:
Scott Fluhrer [+details]

Abstract

Techniques are presented herein to express a hashed password as the relationship between two encrypted group elements. As a result, brute force efforts are made difficult to derive a user password, yet updates are allowed to be made to a master password.