Password validation security issue

Christian Heimes christian at python.org
Sat Mar 1 23:07:24 CET 2014


On 01.03.2014 21:25, Roy Smith wrote:
> In article <mailman.7533.1393703687.18130.python-list at python.org>,
>  Christian Heimes <christian at python.org> wrote:
> 
>>  With software like [1] and a fast GPU
>> it is possible to do more than 10*10^9 checks/second for SHA-256.
> 
> Just out of curiosity, how does that differ from 10^10 checks/second?


I find 10 * 10^9 easier to read because it has more resemblance to "10
billion". Next time I'll use the normalized scientific form 1.0e10. ;)




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