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Password strength

Posted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 5:39 am
by PatH57
just for fun, try yours or make one up to check.
http://www.passfault.com/
click on show options to select different hw used to crack.

Re: Password strength

Posted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 5:49 am
by eanfrid
Time To Crack: 4690581 centuries
Total Passwords in Pattern: 297 Septillion
:mrgreen:

Re: Password strength

Posted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 5:53 am
by PatH57
witch password? :mrgreen: and what method did you select ,love to try it on a HPC with 8000 cores just for fun :mrgreen:

Re: Password strength

Posted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 7:51 am
by eanfrid
I tried: government cracker / old school SHA512 :wink: And I keep my secret secret :mrgreen:

Re: Password strength

Posted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 7:56 am
by niowluka
Time To Crack: less than 1 day
Well...

Re: Password strength

Posted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 8:37 am
by Pierre
This password needs more strength
Time To Crack:
less than 1 day
Total Passwords in Pattern:
107 Billion
- there you be. ..

Re: Password strength

Posted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 8:46 am
by austin.texas
I went to New York and D.C. last year 2011
IwtN.Y.&D.C.ly2011
Time To Crack:
1040302058 centuries
Total Passwords in Pattern:
66 Octillion

I went to New York and Washington,D.C. in 2013
IwtN.Y.&W,D.C.i2013
Time To Crack:
1099405089603 centuries
Total Passwords in Pattern:
70 Nonillion

Re: Password strength

Posted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 9:38 am
by all41
I have wondered about this. I chose a simple password for my Mint Mate installation because I have to use it so often.
What are my security risks? and how would I be compromised?

Re: Password strength

Posted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 10:21 am
by wanderer7
eanfrid wrote:I tried: government cracker / old school SHA512 :wink: And I keep my secret secret :mrgreen:
If this is your location - (U29tZXdoZXJlIG5lYXIgUGFyaXMsIEZyYW5jZQo), then I can only imagine how strong your password might be. :lol:

Re: Password strength

Posted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 10:37 am
by PatH57
and About 1,170 results in google with U29tZXdoZXJlIG5lYXIgUGFyaXMsIEZyYW5jZQo
busy busy :lol:

Re: Password strength

Posted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 12:09 pm
by eanfrid
Not so difficult. Try something here: http://www.base64decode.org/ ;)

Re: Password strength

Posted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 12:21 pm
by PatH57
nice one :lol:
U29tZXdoZXJlIG5lYXIgRm9yYmFjaCwgRnJhbmNl

Re: Password strength

Posted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 12:35 pm
by wanderer7
eanfrid wrote:Not so difficult.
"Somewhere near Paris, France" :shock:
Wow, I didn't think it was base64. :)
eanfrid wrote:Try something here: http://www.base64decode.org/ ;)
No need for online decoders, when I have python and its documentation: https://docs.python.org/2/library/base64.html 8)

Re: Password strength

Posted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 12:42 pm
by eanfrid
base64 obfuscation makes bad passwords however... But why python when you can simply do:

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echo "<coded_text>" | base64 -d

Re: Password strength

Posted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 12:57 pm
by wanderer7
eanfrid wrote:base64 obfuscation makes bad passwords however... But why python when you can simply do:

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echo "<coded_text>" | base64 -d
:shock: Thanks for that command, I didn't know it existed. :wink: This just shows how much I have to learn about GNU/Linux terminal. :mrgreen: