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[2]: make 'm long
by Soulbender on Mon 12th Nov 2012 02:11 UTC in reply to "RE: make 'm long"
Soulbender
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2005-08-18

4. Use one-time pads. Impossible to break with brute-force attacks.

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RE[3]: make 'm long
by Laurence on Mon 12th Nov 2012 16:07 in reply to "RE[2]: make 'm long"
Laurence Member since:
2007-03-26

4. Use one-time pads. Impossible to break with brute-force attacks.

Funny enough I did write my own one-time pad routine when I was still at school.

The program was rather crude (I think I wrote it in Javascript and this was back in the 90s when Javascript largely sucked), but it did work.

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