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

Adam Fields cryptography23094893 at aquick.org
Wed Aug 10 10:30:59 EDT 2011

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 well just use the 20-character random generator they all have. Not bad for a stopgap if you're caught needing to make one up on the fly though.

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