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625 billion reasons why you shouldn't use a sentence from a book as a passphrase

TL;DR: The total number of sentences written is smaller than you think, single-digit seconds of 7 year old consumer-grade brute-forcing search. Use unique long random strings (or words) and a password manager. Demand better authenticiation technology.

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@dredmorbius

> 625 billion reasons why you shouldn't use a sentence from a book as a passphrase old.reddit.com/r/privacy/comme TL;DR: The total number of sentences written is smaller than you think,

That *was* much smaller than I thought. Thanks for the info.

(Related self-promotion for #foss project: I wrote an xkcd-style password generator called passgen that would be a good alternative to using sentences from a book. passgen.codesections.com/ )

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