Consider a folder containing the following files: (file1.txt, file2.doc, file3.pdf) all zipped and password protected, if attacker had one of these file, can use it for decrypting all without knowing ...
With a strong password of 10+ characters, mixed case, etc... Is the encryption of a Excel 2007 document secure enough to create reasonably strong defense against a brute force attack? What encryption ...
In the wake of the recent database hacks, i.e. Sony, Gawker, etc.. where the hackers have access to the hashed usernames and passwords, i've been more keen in paying attention to the sites and ...
I often see passphrase suggestions written as a sentence, with spaces. In that format are they more susceptible to a dictionary attack because each word is on it's own as opposed to a large unbroken ...
Is it ever appropriate to use real-world passwords to encrypt files to be sent via unsecure means. By real world, I mean a password that is memorable and memorisable by a mere person? I am implying ...
I have often seen that takes x amount of time to crack a certain length password. But this just seems to be the amount of time it takes to iterate through all the possibilities. What about the time it ...