Linked by Howard Fosdick on Sat 10th Nov 2012 07:28 UTC
Bugs & Viruses If you want to ensure you have adequate passwords but don't have the time or interest to study the topic, there's a useful basic article on how to devise strong passwords over at the NY Times. It summarizes key points in 9 simple rules of thumb. Also see the follow-up article for useful reader feedback. Stay safe!
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RE[18]: make 'm long
by kwan_e on Tue 13th Nov 2012 01:12 UTC in reply to "RE[17]: make 'm long"
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I'm not even trying to argue anything.

to be honest, I'm not convinced that you're now just trolling me.

Well on the one hand you talk about the mathematical strength of password hashes, but then switch to practical considerations when talking about the weakness of passphrases.

It's almost a useless comparison. You can't talk about how passphrases are weak because the crackers do a massive spray-and-pray but then say password hashes are strong if we don't take into account similar spray-and-pray.

Let's just call it reciprocated trolling. ;)

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