# Re: Searching for a special challenge&response algorithm

*From*: daw@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (David Wagner)*Date*: Sat, 29 Apr 2006 19:02:40 +0000 (UTC)

Jan Peter Stotz wrote:

I am just looking for a algorithm which could slow down password

guessing/brute force attacks on a more general level.

Oh, I didn't realize that was what you wanted. Ok, here are some more

key words that you can go read about: "password-authenticated key exchange"

(should be exactly what you want!), "key strengthening", "key stretching".

PKCS#5 is a good example of the latter.

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