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Re: OT: Safe to access SSH server from work?

On Fri 06 May 2011 at 04:51:16 -0700, CACook@quantum-sci.com wrote:

> On Friday 6 May, 2011 02:13:52 Brian wrote:
> > A strong password is no less secure in brute force terms than a key so
> > there is no reason to disallow it on those grounds. You can also be sure
> > you have never left it at home or elsewhere.
> What you're missing is the difference between someone trying to hack from the
> client machine... and a remote script trying to brute-force your server.  Big
> difference.

No I'm not. But please explain the difference, bearing in mind the
complete ineffectiveness of remote scripts and the length of time needed
to guess even a 15 character password.

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