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Is there a full character set for Cisco IOS passwords? [closed]

I need to set password generation rule for a large amount of Cisco IOS routers, and am trying to figure out which special characters are permitted. The problem is that the only piece of cisco ...
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How to make Firefox generate a secure password outside a password field?

I am familiar with getting Firefox to generate a secure password when it detects a password field in a form (as per the answer to How to ask Firefox to suggest a password when filling out registration ...
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Access and password management on Mac OS

is it possible to perform user authentication management with passwords in access control on a Mac computer with a recent Mac OS operating system? Require users passwords with a minimum length of 12 ...
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Possible Bug in wordlistgenerator crunch in Kali Linux 2020.1?

While trying out the wordlist generator crunch in Kali Linux I came across the following behaviour: root@kali:/home/kali# crunch 10 10 \ abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ1234567890,...
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TrueCrypt Container remember keys on board but not shift on/off

I have some really old TrueCrypt Containers. I think I remember the keys and order that they were typed on the keyboard, but not where shift was held down. So I think I can create a dictionary file ...
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How to ask Firefox to suggest a password when filling out registration form on the web?

I am familiar with Safari on my Mac. Safari usually can recognize a registration form prompting for a new password. In such case, Safari automatically offers to generate a new random password. Does ...
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Merging/Multiplying word lists on linux?

I don't believe there is a word for what I am describing, but heres what im trying to do: I have two lists of words, one contains one word per line of adjectives, the other contains one line per word ...
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Generate encrypted password for a GNU screen session

How to programatically generate a password for a GNU screen session? Normally, to define a password for an existing GNU screen, we have to: Start a screen Do Ctrl+A :password Upon reattach, screen ...
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MySQL password restrictions?

I installed MySQL 5.5 on a fresh VM running Ubuntu 14 LTS through apt-get. During installation, I set a root user password generated by a password manager. After installation, I could not access any ...
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\/?' was unexpected at this time error in batch file

I am trying to integrate a password generator into my batch file so that it generates multiple passwords. Unfortunately it give the following error: \/?' was unexpected at this time. The expected ...
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Looking for new way to create password [closed]

I tend to use same 2-3 passwords for all sites and want to change that but want to make sure I standardize my new approach as well. Looking at password hashing and I know very little other than what ...
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Constant changing password [closed]

Anyway of making a domain account password change (say every 5 minutes) automatically. Linking to a web app or mobile app would be awesome Thanks
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dictionary attack on passwords [closed]

I am questioning the common advice given to not use dictionary words in a sentence for a password. For example using "My name is Sue!" as a password. On the websites I host and manage if you don't ...
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Altering a base password for different sites

With the big amount of websites that require a registration or provide a benefit for registering, it is impossible to device and remember a unique password for every account we have. A possible ...
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how do you make a letter password generator in batch?

I'm having a hard time figuring out how to make a password generator with random letters in it. For example, ASWED-ASDWAD-EFEST. So far I can only make random numbers by using the code @echo off :...
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What command line tool can generate passwords on Windows?

I am looking for something that has an usage like passgen <length> <charset>
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Are Random Generated Passwords Secure?

Apps like Roboform that allows generate random password. Maybe there are hacker programs that are smart and know how password generators work which lets them crack passwords easier? Maybe they know ...
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Command line tool to generate memorable passwords?

I’m looking for a tool, command line or GUI, for Linux that generates memorable passwords. An equivalent of what I am looking for would be passwords that the Mac OS X keychain can generate, something ...
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Why doesn't SuperGenPass work on some sites when I use Chrome?

Bookmarklet SuperGenPass sometime fails to popup when I click the bookmark in Chrome. It does however work when on the same page in Firefox; an example is http://www.engadget.com/login This ...
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Password manager/generator with specifics

I'm looking for a password manager/generator that will work with Google Chrome, my Nokia E72 (S60 3rd Edition, Feature Pack 2) and be easily accessible when working on another computer (e.g. a public ...
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What are the guidelines for creation of a secure passwords?

What are the best practices to create secure passwords? I would like to make them tougher to crack with brute force tools. Part II Are there any tools that can generate these passwords so I do not ...
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Sensible Password Policy

I've been tasked with putting together the company security policy. As part of this I want to define what is a sensible but secure password (length, characters etc), how often they should be changed, ...
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Are there applications for generating human-friendly but secure passwords? [closed]

I'm using KeePass for storing my passwords for various sites, because you're more vulnerable than you think if you use the same password on multiple sites (especially if it is short enough to be ...
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