Richard Chonak rac@gabrielmass.com
Thu Mar 31 09:24:36 EDT 2011

On 03/31/2011 07:30 AM, Dale H. Cook wrote:
> At 09:15 PM 3/30/2011, Richard Chonak wrote:
>> For example, "Channel-40-Minus-2" is a strong  password.
> It would, however, be stronger if it contained no words that were 
> vulnerable to a dictionary attack. "NSzYAYh-40%PYICi&2" is much 
> stronger, as it contains no dictionary words and incorporates three 
> non-alpha-numeric characters (-, % and &) instead of one (-) repeated 
> three times.
> Dale H. Cook, Contract Engineer, Roanoke/Lynchburg, VA
> http://plymouthcolony.net/starcityeng/index.html


My example would be better with  even modest changes, such as
"cha$nneL-40+minuX-2", but yours is tougher than that.    To go further, 
one can add accented characters or foreign alphabet letters.  (Though 
with the foreign alphabets the password may not be usable on some phones.)



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