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RE: Whitespace in passwords
From: "Craig Wright" <cwright () bdosyd com au>
Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2005 05:27:52 +1000

HI
 
1st it does not make them untouchable
 
Next, MOST applications do not accept Alt+xxx based passwords - very few users will use them as well
 
Do your users authenticate via a Radius systems, the web...? Any of these will not accept Alt+xxx chars.
 
Most users will have issues using this
 
the following does not make a very memerable password - see how often it is remembered?
╣ß♂|◙O11s
 
Craig

        -----Original Message----- 
        From: Steve.Cummings () barclayscapital com [mailto:Steve.Cummings () barclayscapital com] 
        Sent: Wed 21/09/2005 2:41 AM 
        To: Craig Wright; BMcAninch () PENSON COM; pen-test () securityfocus com 
        Cc: pand0ra.usa () gmail com 
        Subject: Re: Whitespace in passwords
        
        
        Why aren't alt characters feasible alt255 is an easy one for anyone to remember and if the policy for passwords 
dictates the requirement then most large firms would accept this especially if it made the password in the current view 
untouchable for the for seable future
        
        


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