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Re: [Cryptography] Possible reason why password usage rules are such a mess



On Tue, 17 Nov 2020, Sid Spry wrote:

Random pass phrase with different word lists
Random letters with mnemonic sentences
Random pronounceable syllable groups

The latter two seem to help the most. People who might not be able to remember a >8 char password can remember a nonsense babble password.

I don't remember who invented the term. but "shocking nonsense" rings a bell i.e. something that is, ahem, rude, but which is likely to be remembered (and not written down!) and which would be largely unguessable.

-- Dave
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