A better way to think about passwords
faramir.cl at gmail.com
Mon Apr 18 13:02:47 CEST 2011
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El 17-04-2011 20:27, Andre Amorim escribió:
> On 17 April 2011 23:58, Robert J. Hansen <rjh at sixdemonbag.org> wrote:
>>> Summary: A 3-word password (e.g., "quick brown fox") is secure against
>>> cracking attempts for 2,537 years.
>> I am giving a great big yuk to his methodology. There's no reference to the entropy of text, for instance. His example of a three common word password, "this is fun," amounts to a total of 11 letters
> I was thinking about that, between words, there is only a BLANK
> SYMBOL, same value of any other given symbol. Well, from point of view
> of math, nothing changes, all "data", but from "knowledge" point of
> view about human behaviour it is possible that it's have some kind of
And I was thinking that before attempting to bruteforce something, we
should try using symbols as separators between words, it is easier to
type wordnumbersymbolword than to put numbers and symbols between words...
Fortunately, I have not found a password cracking tool, for free,
capable of doing that.
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