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TomH309
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NEED HELP CREATING PASSWORDS ?

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PASSWORD CREATING HELP TOOL

https://www.grc.com/haystack.htm

Had a Ball playing around with this

PASSWORD STRUCTURE    14 characters

4Symbols 3CAPITALS 3lowercase 4Symbols …   IF YOU ARE ARTISTIC HAVE FUN WITH SYMBOLS P/O PWD

Time Required to Exhaustively Search this Password's Space:

Online Attack Scenario:

(Assuming one thousand guesses per second)   3.31 hundred trillion centuries

 

Offline Fast Attack Scenario:

(Assuming one hundred billion guesses per second)       3.31 million centuries

 

Massive Cracking Array Scenario:

(Assuming one hundred trillion guesses per second)       3.31 thousand centuries

Tom
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Re: NEED HELP CREATING PASSWORDS ?

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Wow, and I thought I had a strong password.

 

Yours takes the cake!

 

Time Required to Exhaustively Search this Password's Space:
Online Attack Scenario:
(Assuming one thousand guesses per second)
1.83 billion centuries
Offline Fast Attack Scenario:
(Assuming one hundred billion guesses per second)
18.28 centuries
Massive Cracking Array Scenario:
(Assuming one hundred trillion guesses per second)
1.83 years
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Want to  generate your own and not count on something off your machine?

 

Have excel or compatible?

 

Try using

=CHAR(RAND()*(127-33)+33)&CHAR(RAND()*(127-33)+33)&CHAR(RAND()*(127-33)+33)&CHAR(RAND()*(127-33)+33)&CHAR(RAND()*(127-33)+33)&CHAR(RAND()*(127-33)+33)&CHAR(RAND()*(127-33)+33)&CHAR(RAND()*(127-33)+33)

 

Put in as many cells as you need as this is for eight characters randomly selected from all printable ascii (blank and control characters not included).

 

Some systems will accept all printable ascii and some will have some restrictions so you will have to see what rules apply for each.

 

 You will of course not be able to remember these.  And I tend to use 32 characters for critical systems.  Using a system to store these for entry.

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I tend to use phrases or short sentences for the password if using ASCII

 

So "Eyes and Noes Feet and Toes" (my kid loves when I say that to her) might look like "3y3s and n03s feet and toes"

 

I say and type that enough where it doesn't take me that long to type in, and is amazingly secure.   I don't use that, but as an example

 

 

If I did that, then my password looks like this

 

Time Required to Exhaustively Search this Password's Space:
Online Attack Scenario:
(Assuming one thousand guesses per second)
14.38 trillion trillion trillion centuries
Offline Fast Attack Scenario:
(Assuming one hundred billion guesses per second)
1.44 hundred thousand trillion trillion centuries
Massive Cracking Array Scenario:
(Assuming one hundred trillion guesses per second)
1.44 hundred trillion trillion centuries
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There are smarter password crackers that will try words and common substitues.  The longer password may take longer. bit with valid or hidden words may not take as long.  Truly random will take the longest.

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FASCINATING !!

CAN YOU PLEASE EXPLAIN(BREAK DOWN) THE SYNTAX PART IN RED

CHAR(RAND()*(127-33)+33)

 

 

 

 

 

Lto\KTE|

)e8??Km%

.C>Ck#La

x}=lR<Y0

"<Bub9CF

9YA!.]q:

]]jLrBge

Lto\KTE|

)e8??Km%

.C>Ck#La

x}=lR<Y0

"<Bub9CF

9YA!.]q:

]]jLrBge

%k$/Ao'b

$Y;e_-p%

%k$/Ao'b

$Y;e_-p%

Tom
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@TomH309 wrote:

FASCINATING !!

CAN YOU PLEASE EXPLAIN(BREAK DOWN) THE SYNTAX PART IN RED

CHAR(RAND()*(127-33)+33)

 

 

 

 

 

Lto\KTE|

)e8??Km%

.C>Ck#La

x}=lR<Y0

"<Bub9CF

9YA!.]q:

]]jLrBge

Lto\KTE|

)e8??Km%

.C>Ck#La

x}=lR<Y0

"<Bub9CF

9YA!.]q:

]]jLrBge

%k$/Ao'b

$Y;e_-p%

%k$/Ao'b

$Y;e_-p%


IN ASCII the non-control characters are the decimal equivalent from 32 (a space) to 126 (Tilda).  I skip space and ask for a random decimal number greater than or equal to 0 less than 1 and multiply by the range of printable ASCII chars and add the first non-blank 33 (happens to be a !) 

 

I am little concerned by seeing repeated strings in your values.  Something I don't thing I have seen.

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Sorry about the repeated strings.
Having a difficult time with playing around with EXCEL.
not their prob just my inexperience with EXCEL.
DEFINITELY NOT YOUR EQUATION .
Tom
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