Hey guys. This is something I wrote up at TechsWrite. Please read, please comment– I want to make sure this is easy to read for the average user– especially the “I’m dumb with computers” folks!
I’ve spent some time teaching computer security to friends and family, as well as a few communities on the Internet. Password security seems to be a very common weak link for many.
I’ve been musing for a long time on how to sum things up easily, and efficiently. I had an idea that involved Master Lock Wordlock padlocks:
This was a later 5-tumbler variation that had not only letter rings that fit over the tumblers, but a few rings with numbers and special characters on them. I figured I could videotape a demonstration of something tangible to illustrate how many password generation methods work.
Then I stumbled on new information that just made all of that pretty useless. So let me break it down this way.
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