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Re: gdm Create User



Alan Cox wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 07, 2007 at 11:43:53AM -0400, Steve Grubb wrote:
>> Yes that is true. But not having a valid account name doubles the complexity 
>> and requires you to work even longer.
> 
> More than doubles. You've now got to guess two items from the dictionary as
> a matching pair. Thats like trying to throw double one rather than a single
> one on dice (only these dice are multi-million sided)
> 

Right; it's increasing exponentially ;-) Throw in a smart card or any
other third authentication token then calculate the attackers odds ;-)

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