[Cryptography] simple codebook for passwords

Tom Mitchell mitch at niftyegg.com
Tue Jan 13 20:27:01 EST 2015

On Tue, Jan 13, 2015 at 12:48 PM, ianG <iang at iang.org> wrote:

> Following is a simple codebook design for ordinary users.  Discuss ;)

> Step 2: Choose a single secret word for all your passwords

This is almost clever.   It would help a lot of people.
Little or nothing keeps an individual from making
their own look up table.

One could photograph it and use the image on a cell phone ;)

Seems like a pain to use for a touch typist that does not "look" up
key strokes.   I found it clumsy in the example.

Since a lot of folk would do well to use Rot13 combined with a method
any solution like this might prove to be a great advantage.

Should one site advise you to change your password because
they have been hacked -- there is no obvious solution.

It is an air gapped very low power device.   If the snake oil used
to print the card does not rub off it could prove interesting for many.

Now do I trust them with my credit card number??????

  T o m    M i t c h e l l
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