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Comment by S.A. Murray on September 2, 2014 at 10:26pm

No one has ever hacked my P@ssw0rd :D

Comment by ThatGirl on September 2, 2014 at 11:22pm
Your method reminds me of deconstruction. Some people use it as a cooking method now deconstructing something and rebuilding in a new yet cryptic form. As you were talking you had me thinking--- spy movies and national treasure. Definitely a good system because you can select a piece or a publication that remains the same all the time but is obscure to other people and only you would remember that I really like the idea
Comment by ThatGirl on September 2, 2014 at 11:23pm
** ps when I comment from my phone I get run on sentences just please excuse
Comment by Geoff on September 3, 2014 at 9:08am

TG, the method is exactly like a spy cypher. One of the classic old time dodges was for the spy to carry an ordinary book and he could communicate by sending back a string of numbers, which page which word on the page, that could be pieced together by the spy master using his copy of the same book.

I remember reading about an English general who conquered Sindh, a province in India. He sent a telegram back to his commanding officer "peccavi" which is Latin for "I have sinned". In those days I guess that seemed safe.

You are lucky, Scott, that the NSA doesn't read my posts anymore so you are probably still secure. They also unfriended me on Facebook but that's another story.

Comment by Geoff on September 3, 2014 at 9:59am

This is Julian Assange's actual password:


That looks effectively uncrackable since it has so many characters and it includes upper and lower case letters, numbers, and special characters. It looks pretty easy to remember if it was a favorite book.

Comment by lima on September 16, 2014 at 7:44pm

so far I have had pretty good luck with mine, of course I prob, should be more careful.   I have a method that whatever numbers I use, I use the same in shift key, example 5 is % so I use 5Password% , or something to that nature.  


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