RFC 9106

Argon2 Memory-Hard Function for Password Hashing and Proof-of-Work Applications, September 2021

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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Authors:
A. Biryukov
D. Dinu
D. Khovratovich
S. Josefsson
Stream:
IRTF

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC9106

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Abstract

This document describes the Argon2 memory-hard function for password hashing and proof-of-work applications. We provide an implementer-oriented description with test vectors. The purpose is to simplify adoption of Argon2 for Internet protocols. This document is a product of the Crypto Forum Research Group (CFRG) in the IRTF.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.