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Comment: BS (Score 2) 443

Nobody steered me. The opposite is true, i had strict times for pc usage. I learned the whole programming stuff by myself, using not more than some turbo pascal book.
I steered myself, because i knew what i liked.

So, nobody should steer anyone. People just need to open opportunities. The rest will come by itself.

Comment: It takes offline brute-force to online brute-force (Score 1) 152

by allo (#49681283) Attached to: The Best Way To Protect Real Passwords: Create Fake Ones

now: crack the master password with five million guesses per second on your cluster
then: search the ten services with weakest security (as many guesses as you want), start to brute-force the generated passwords for random master-passwords until ones works with 10 services, which allow one (confirmed correct/incorrect) login in two seconds. And may inform you of the cracking attempt.

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