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I don't think there is one good answer but here are some suggestions. You could utilize a captcha with extra visual artifacts or more characters than normal on every login. Perhaps a simple riddle or a bit of javascript that forces a user to click on targets with a time limit like this. I think the most feasible, reliable option would be requiring two-factor ...


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Well let's think about it for a moment. The character set for passwords is usually [A-Za-z1-0\~\!...] or 26+26+10+10=72 characters for a total of 728 or 722,204,136,308,736 different combinations(including combinations that are bad. Trying to catch all of those patterns is a bit inane). At 1000Guesses/1Second that's 22,900.9Years. Okay, so the metric of ...


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"Eight digits" means 108 = a hundred million possible passwords. At best, you selected your password fully randomly, implying that the attacker, on average, will have to try half of them before hitting the right one (so fifty million connection attempts). (The "at best" means here that the attacker always has the option of trying passwords in a random ...


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Ease of memorization and cryptographically secure password criteria manifestly contradict each other by their respective definitions. In fact, we can show that the information-theoreticall measure of password strength is equivalent to entropy. What is Entropy Again? Remember that Shannon Entropy is the information content of a discrete variable X - that ...


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Wikileaks wents through a lot of effort to redact the diplomatic cables. They also released an a big insurance file that contained all of the unredacted diplomatic cables in an encrypted container. Unfortunately they reused a password for this purpose that Wikileaks also used when sharing files with the Guardian. David Leigh, a journalist of the Guardian ...


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There was a study conducted by the Ponemon Institute and IBM in 2015 which estimated that the average information breach costs a business $3.79M, with an additional $1.57M in reputational damage. Source: http://www.csoonline.com/article/2926727/data-protection/ponemon-data-breach-costs-now-average-154-per-record.html However, it's really hard to determine ...



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