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[Discuss] deadmanish login?

On Thu, Feb 2, 2017 at 4:38 PM, Richard Pieri <richard.pieri at> wrote:
> On 2/2/2017 2:51 PM, Kent Borg wrote:
>> Does have 40-bits of entropy, that is.
> Not really:

Yes really.  IF the word selection is based on a random
process.   Schneier is correct that if a human selects (either you personally or
by quoting from another source then you lose entropy.   If you are just writing
down a 40 bit random number by encoding it into words, there is no problem
(modulo offline vs. online attacks).

Bill Bogstad

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