Re: virtue of salted passwords

From: Phil Nospam (philnospam_at_dontwantnospam.com)
Date: 11/23/05


Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2005 05:15:06 GMT


> > This is why I spoke
> > of having a fast computer. If you exclude a few of the control
characters
> > that shouldn't be used, you've got something like 90 character and if
you
> > use a six character string of those 90 characters, you get (are you
ready?)
> > 10804695562359870518299193703899148848724015728610899282651377959960576

But a slow computer might still work because you might get lucky and find
the right password after just
6955623598705182991937038991488487240157286108992826513 tries.

:-)