All these years of wracking my brain for forgotten passwords and now this?

All these years of wracking my brain for forgotten passwords and now this? Techies care to comment if this is accurate? My in-home tech expert (read, spouse) tells me that it is mostly the length of the phrase that contributes to the password strength.

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2 Responses to All these years of wracking my brain for forgotten passwords and now this?

  1. Jim McGuire says:


    Rajini Rao, there is indeed some truth to this. For an in-depth understanding of this from an expert (Steve Gibson), you may want to listen to the podcast “Security Now”, Episode #303 | 02 Jun 2011.


    http://media.grc.com/sn/sn-303.mp3

  2. Rajini Rao says:


    Jim McGuire , thanks for the link..to sum up what they discussed..”length matters”! Plenty of useful tips (starting past the halfway point in the podcast).

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