[Homeroast] Email security ideas

Allon Stern allon at radioactive.org
Tue Mar 23 13:46:33 CDT 2010


On Mar 23, 2010, at 2:34 PM, Christopher Navarro wrote:

> As for completely random passwords, that's not possible either.  Nor is
> gibberish impossible to guess.  :)   Security by obscurity just doesn't
> work, no matter how obscure.


Why are completely random passwords not possible? It's all in how much entropy you have.
Okay, so my passwords are probably only PSEUDO-random, but it's good enough for me. I have yet to build a lava-lamp entropy generator or radioactive decay random number generator.
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allon


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