Re: Password policy.
On Tue, Nov 13, 2018 at 12:49:17PM -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Tuesday 13 November 2018 11:23:13 email@example.com wrote:
> > Hi,
> > https://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/debian-reference/ch04.en.html#_good
> >_password specifies "6 to 8 characters". Is that adequate against
> > currently available brute force?
> > Thanks, ... Peter E.
> "John the ripper" can find a 6 char word in a couple seconds on a slow
Against sha512? Or against old Unix crypt? There's a difference, and
it's measured in orders of magnitude, not times.