A better way to think about passwords

Doug Barton dougb at dougbarton.us
Mon Apr 18 04:19:26 CEST 2011

On 04/17/2011 18:25, Hedge Hog wrote:
> Twenty minutes with someone
> 'suitable' - maybe even your high school student - and a $5 budget for
> a hammer and they_will_  have your passphrase/password, or your life.

True, a determined attacker will always be able to get access to your 
encrypted data. The trick is to make the difficulty of making that 
happen more costly than the value of the data.



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