[funsec] xkcd on password strength

Rob, grandpa of Ryan, Trevor, Devon & Hannah rmslade at shaw.ca
Thu Aug 11 14:28:35 CDT 2011


Date sent:      	Thu, 11 Aug 2011 18:21:14 +0100 (BST)
From:           	Drsolly <drsollyp at drsolly.com>

> I suspect that's the commonest problem today, and strength of password 
> does nothing to help.

It does if the bad guys use LANMAN and are limited to 14 characters  :-)

======================  (quote inserted randomly by Pegasus Mailer)
rslade at vcn.bc.ca     slade at victoria.tc.ca     rslade at computercrime.org
She [...] asked: What is he?  A friend or an enemy?
The alethiometer answered: He is a murderer.
When she saw the answer, she relaxed at once. [...] A murderer
was a worthy companion.         - `The Subtle Knife', Philip Pullman
victoria.tc.ca/techrev/rms.htm http://www.infosecbc.org/links
http://blogs.securiteam.com/index.php/archives/author/p1/
http://twitter.com/rslade


More information about the funsec mailing list