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Re: Security....



> Just wondering if I am missing something here. It may take a long time
> to go through _all_ combinations, but all the cracker wants is the
> _correct_ password. This might be on the first try, but not likely the
> last.

Assuming the password is random enough, it'll take on average testing half the 
set to get the correct password.

But, yes the cracker could just be lucky, but given a random password it's 
just as likely to be the last one guessed as the first.


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