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Re: Password alternatives
From: Ansgar Wiechers <bugtraq () planetcobalt net>
Date: Thu, 1 Apr 2010 09:13:55 +0200

On 2010-03-31 Brent Gardner wrote:
How does an attacker, when presented with nothing but a username field
and a password field, know how strong the password is?

By gathering intelligence beforehand? It's a rather bold assumption that
any given attacker will have zero knowledge about his target. Plus, your
passwords should hold, even if the attacker does know how strong they
are.

Regards
Ansgar Wiechers
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