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Specific to the security of passwords: hashing, entropy, cracking, resets, lockouts, etc.

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There are a lot of factors but it ultimately breaks down to what type of password cracking are you trying to protect against. Against a brute force hack increasing the length of the password will make …
answered Feb 1 '16 by Evan Steinbrenner
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My guess would be that for google it allows them to handle all their various different options for TFA(two factor authentication) more easily. Off the top of my head they support 3 or 4 different meth …
answered Jul 5 '16 by Evan Steinbrenner
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passwords and how long it takes to try each guess. Here the password rule might be great and completely eliminate brute force as a viable option due to the 8 digit requirement. It might also be completely … character passwords in an offline attack? 2) "Intelligent" guessing At some point the brute force method gets impractical, it would take months to test all the passwords, or impossible, it would take …
answered Jul 29 '16 by Evan Steinbrenner