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Re: [inbox] Re: Re: E-Mail viruses
From: Sam Sharpe <fulldisclosure () fireburst co uk>
Date: Mon, 08 Mar 2004 08:42:53 +0000
Jorge Daza wrote:
... Limiting ourselves to three-character-only, non-case
sensitive ASCII alphanumerics, that is a one in 3^36 chance.
Sorry :) but it is 26^3 that is shomehow smaller 8)
You're both wrong.
A-Z = a-z (non case sensitivity) -> 26 letters
0-9 = 10 numbers
36 total alphanumerics (where Nick's 36 comes from)
But 36^3 is the correct calculation. (around 1 in 40,000)
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