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Diceware Passwords

Diceware Passwords

Diceware Passwords

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Saw this article on a different site and found it interesting.

This 11 Year Old is Selling Cryptographically Secure Passwords for $2 Each

I wrote a little shell script to generate the passphrases using the word list found here (just remove the PGP stuff at top and bottom and call it 'diceware.dat').

CODE --> diceware.ksh

#!/bin/ksh

WORDS=./diceware.dat

NUMWORDS=6

print

while (( NUMWORDS ))
do
        RND=$((${RANDOM}%6+1))$((${RANDOM}%6+1))$((${RANDOM}%6+1))$((${RANDOM}%6+1))$((${RANDOM}%6+1))
        WORD=$(grep ${RND} ${WORDS} | awk '{print $2}')
        print -n "$WORD "

        (( NUMWORDS -= 1 ))
done

print "\n" 

I'm still going to buy some passwords from her because I like her initiative.


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