Slashdot is powered by your submissions, so send in your scoop


Forgot your password?
Slashdot Deals: Deal of the Day - 6 month subscription of Pandora One at 46% off. ×

Comment Re:Headlines are superfluous (Score 0) 578

#866112 +(1393)-

<glyph> For example - if you came in here asking "how do I use a jackhammer" we might ask "why do you need to use a jackhammer"

<glyph> If the answer to the latter question is "to knock my grandmother's head off to let out the evil spirits that gave her cancer", then maybe the problem is actually unrelated to jackhammers


Journal Journal: SRP6 Outline

sends username

uses username to look up hashed username:password
generates g, N, b and Salt as random big integers
calculates x = hash(Salt, hashed username:password)
calcualtes v = g ^ x % N
calculates B = ((v * k) + (g ^ b % N)) % N
sends B, g, N, Salt

Were there fewer fools, knaves would starve. - Anonymous