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Old 30th March 2014
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Default Diceware passwords now need six random words to thwart hackers

From http://arstechnica.com/information-t...hwart-hackers/

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One of the best ways to create a random yet memorable password is to use "Diceware." This involves literally rolling dice and matching the resulting numbers to a list containing 7,776 English words, each identified by a five-digit number. Five Diceware words has long been thought to provide enough security for the average user.
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Now, for average users he recommends "a passphrase with six Diceware words, or five words with one extra character chosen and placed at random."
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