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  1. #1
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    Secure password generation change

    Hi,

    It seems that the secure password generation method uses some sort of dictionary of sorts and combines 4-5 words into a long one.

    I would like the passwords to be generated from random numbers, letters, characters and uppper/lowercase combination.

    Can this be modified anywhere?

    Thanks,

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    Not at present, no - This is partly because those passwords are vastly easier to remember but massively higher-entropy. That is, harder to guess at random.

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    Thanks Robert, but by looking at them I know this is the pattern: 1 upper case + 4 lowe case + 1 upper case + 1 lower case...

    This could be implemented to create an easy enough brute force attack, don't you think?

    Daniel

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    Not necessarily - There's no inherent pattern to the word choice, and it chooses words between two and seven letters each.

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    OK, perfect. Can this still be left as a "feature" for the future and, if plenty of people ask for it, go into production?

    Thanks!

    Daniel

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    I'll drop it in the request queue.

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