[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 :-)
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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
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