cjschulte at home.com
Sat Jun 3 21:35:32 EDT 2000
What he is talking about is it's a lot more difficult for programs that are
designed to break people's passwords if they are just letters and numbers.
If you have symbols like the pound sign, and the exclamation point in your
password, the programs are going to have to work that much harder to break
----- Original Message -----
From: "Cheryl Homiak" <chomiak at krl.org>
To: <speakup at braille.uwo.ca>
Sent: Saturday, June 03, 2000 9:06 PM
Subject: Re: made it!
> Sorry, but I don't understand this explanation of a "strong password" at
> all. Can somebody please clarify?--Cheryl
> On Sat, 3 Jun 2000, Jude T. DaShiell wrote:
> > Found out had to use /dev/hda1 for root!
> > Before I just used hda1 for root and that didn't point to the right
> > so no login.
> > Any case I got a strong password set for root now. In case any don't
> > the difference between a weak password and strong password it's this.
> > can enter all the letters and numbers you want and you'll still have a
> > weak password. But put a special symbol like the stuff you type when
> > start shifting the number keys in that password along with letters and
> > numbers and you have yourself a strong password.
> > Now I've got some other email to read. Be back with you all later.
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