trojan problem (password protection)

Anders Karlsson trudheim at
Fri Jan 27 14:52:06 UTC 2006

On 1/27/06, Michael T. Richter <ttmrichter at> wrote:
> Agreed.  But since it's what we've got to deal with, it's what we have
> to deal with.  Easily memorised passwords are easily cracked.  Writing
> passwords down is seriously brain-damaged (I had this debate with a
> policeman of my acquaintance).  The wallet system is the best we've got
> short of biometrics becoming widely used.

It is easier to remember complex passwords if you write them down,
then destroy the paper you wrote it on. Seems the brain stores
passwords 'in a better way' if you write them down. 12 character
random passwords is doable this way.

Anders Karlsson <trudheim at>

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