[TUHS] I made a tar tape

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Sun Mar 22 06:46:33 AEST 2020

On Sat, 21 Mar 2020, William Cheswick wrote:

> Ron made an insult generator.  You can get ten fresh samples at
> 	https://cheswick.com/insult

Neat!  I vaguely remember a similar one posted to Usenet ages ago; ah, 
those were the days.

> It has about 42 bits of entropy, generating a nice password that is 
> probably safe-for-work, unless you work in a very unusual place.  A lot 
> of people use cuss words as passwords.

I read somewhere (Schneier?) that "shocking nonsense" makes for good 
passphrases; easily remembered, and hard to guess.  And yes, I know about 
that XKCD cartoon...

-- Dave

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