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Type TSalt

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Salt value for deriving key from password.

 

Unit

EEncrypt

 

Syntax

 

Code (Delphi)

TSalt = TTEAKey;

 

Remarks

Use InitSalt to obtain new random salt. Pass the obtained value to TEADeriveKey function or TwofishDeriveKey function.

 

Note

In cryptography, a salt is random data that is used as an additional input to a one-way function that hashes a password. The primary function of salts is to defend against dictionary attacks versus a list of password hashes and against pre-computed rainbow table attacks.

 

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