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--topics--
password protection
password protection
random number generation

--subtopics--
nonce and salt
preventing attacks
random salt

--referenced--
ACM references m-z

Reference

Morris, R., Thompson, K., "Password security: A case history," Communications of the ACM, 22.11:594-597, November 1979

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