Reply to post: Re: Are special characters and upper case a good idea

Third of US banks OK with passwords even social networks reject

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Re: Are special characters and upper case a good idea

On a US keyboard letters and numbers only allow 62 possible characters per position. If all the special characters are allowed you get 92 possible characters. The question becomes when does 92^n > 62^n+1 and is n a relatively small number; haven't done the math.

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