[TUHS] I made a tar tape

Steve Nickolas usotsuki at buric.co
Sun Mar 22 09:01:56 AEST 2020

On Sun, 22 Mar 2020, Dave Horsfall wrote:

> 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

I've used non-English words in my passwords, as well as spoonerisms.


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