"Content-Length" header

Peter Kleiweg in.aqua.scribis at nl.invalid
Tue Aug 31 19:54:05 CEST 2004


Jeremy Bowers schreef:

> On Mon, 30 Aug 2004 21:57:02 -0700, G. S. Hayes wrote:
> > Something related to think about: if most users use only letters in their
> > passwords, making the passwords case-insensitive potentially makes it take
> > crackers HALF the time to crack a password by brute force.
>
> Much worse than that.
>
> Assuming 8 letters only:
>
> Both cases: 52 ^ 8: 53,459,728,531,456 (53 trillion)

A bit less: 53 billion

> One case  : 26 ^ 8: 208,827,064,576 (208 billion)

208 billiard


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