Posted: Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011 by Ted
Every year or so, I like to do a new blog entry discussing password safety. I recently ran across an older XKCD comic that discusses passwords and how we’ve trained ourselves to use passwords that are difficult to remember but terribly easy for computers to crack. With that in mind, he suggests using a passphrase of words that are easy to remember but would take a cracking software tool years to hack. It led me to look for random passphrase generators and, lo and behold, someone came up with http://passphra.se/ a website that generates random passphrases!
It’s a pretty cool world where a comic artist can come up with an idea for a script and someone takes that idea and turns it into something, well, wonderful!
Here’s the comic for reference: