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RE: Senior M$ member says stop using passwordscompletely!
From: "Banta, Will" <Will.Banta () broadwing com>
Date: Wed, 20 Oct 2004 10:13:10 -0500

 

Wow! Three-year-olds are supposed to have a vocab of 500+ words.... 

So, how long would it take a 3 year old to brute-force through that key
space? ;)

Around 10 minutes assuming:

1) Words are spoken at a rate of appx. 1 per second
2) A suitable speech-to-text converter is used (i.e. parental help)
3) The sets representing the child's lexicon ( A ) and that of the
average computer user ( B )
   completely overlap i.e. A = B. Now this is giving the average
computer user a LOT of credit ;)

-wrb

;) ;)


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