david wong

Hey! I'm David, a security engineer at the Blockchain team of Facebook, previously a security consultant for the Cryptography Services of NCC Group. I'm also the author of the Real World Cryptography book. This is my blog about cryptography and security and other related topics that I find interesting.

Retiring Crypt posted November 2014

Crypt, already omitted by most linux distributions, is being retired as well by OpenBSD: http://www.tedunangst.com/flak/post/retiring-crypt

The crypt function is a unix classic. Unfortunately, its age is showing. It’s an interface from another time, out of place on modern systems, and it’s time for OpenBSD to move on.


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