The scrypt Password-Based Key Derivation Function, August 2016
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This document specifies the password-based key derivation function scrypt. The function derives one or more secret keys from a secret string. It is based on memory-hard functions, which offer added protection against attacks using custom hardware. The document also provides an ASN.1 schema.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.