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Comment Re:Headlines are superfluous (Score 0) 578

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<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

Encryption

Journal Journal: SRP6 Outline

Client:
sends username

Server
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

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COMPASS [for the CDC-6000 series] is the sort of assembler one expects from a corporation whose president codes in octal. -- J.N. Gray

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