NewsForge: Does (Password) Size Matter?
Jul 26, 2006, 06:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Barr)
"Does size matter? The question has arisen lately on
Security-Basics, a computer security mailing list hosted by
SecurityFocus.com. As usual, the question comes down to physical
size or mental prowess.
"Roger A. Grimes, a security columnist at InfoWorld, has posted
a $100 challenge--extra goodies as well--both on the mailing list
and at his blog at InfoWorld, to anyone who can crack one of three
password challenges. Grimes' assertion is that password length
alone can provide more than adequate password protection..."