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Re: Password policy.




It's not even adequate against rainbow table hash attacks and hasn't
been for several years by now either.

On Tue, 13 Nov 2018, peter@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

> Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2018 11:23:13
> From: peter@xxxxxxxxxxx
> To: debian-user@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Cc: peter@xxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Password policy.
> Resent-Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2018 17:06:10 +0000 (UTC)
> Resent-From: debian-user@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>
> Hi,
>
> https://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/debian-reference/ch04.en.html#_good_password
> specifies "6 to 8 characters".  Is that adequate against currently available brute force?
>
> Thanks,                                  ... Peter E.
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