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Passwordology.

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Resi Respati, Dec 9, 2011.

  1. Resi Respati

    Resi Respati

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    Do you think your passwords are safe? Think again.

     
  2. James Chant

    James Chant
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    19 years to crack a 10 character password!?
     
  3. Péter Bártfai

    Péter Bártfai

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    Mine is good then I guess;)
     
  4. Senad Subasic

    Senad Subasic

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    4 character types for me, oh yeah. *smug*


    "I changed all my passwords to 'incorrect'. So my computer tells me what it is when I forget."
     
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  5. David Gronvalls

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  6. Senad Subasic

    Senad Subasic

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    'the latest version of Unicode consists of a repertoire of more than 109,000 characters'

    So that's something like 109.000^10 permutations. Which is... a lot :D


    EDIT: no wonder 7 isn't popular, sites require 4, or 6 or 8 character passwords.
     
  7. R Soul

    R Soul

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    It doesn't help when you register at a site which then sends you a confirmation email saying "Your password is: aBc123?"