Re: [Cryptography] Today's XKCD is on password strength.

2011-08-10 Thread Steve Furlong
On Wed, Aug 10, 2011 at 10:12 AM, Perry E. Metzger pe...@piermont.com wrote: Today's XKCD is on password strength. The advice it gives is pretty good in principle... http://xkcd.com/936/ For a single password on a system with flexible rules, it's good advice. Real world, with a dozen

Re: [Cryptography] Today's XKCD is on password strength.

2011-08-10 Thread Adam Fields
On Aug 10, 2011, at 10:12 AM, Perry E. Metzger wrote: Today's XKCD is on password strength. The advice it gives is pretty good in principle... http://xkcd.com/936/ You still need a password manager to remember which of the dozens of easily-remembered passwords you used, so you might as

Re: [Cryptography] Today's XKCD is on password strength.

2011-08-10 Thread Tim Dierks
On Wed, Aug 10, 2011 at 10:12 AM, Perry E. Metzger pe...@piermont.comwrote: Today's XKCD is on password strength. The advice it gives is pretty good in principle... http://xkcd.com/936/ FWIW, http://tim.dierks.org/2007/03/secure-in-browser-javascript-password.html - Tim

Re: [Cryptography] Today's XKCD is on password strength.

2011-08-10 Thread Chad Perrin
On Wed, Aug 10, 2011 at 07:12:07AM -0700, Perry E. Metzger wrote: Today's XKCD is on password strength. The advice it gives is pretty good in principle... . . . unless the person trying to crack the password treats the password as a passphrase like the user does, and uses combinations of common