Reply to post: Re: As bad as Amazon video on my TV

Netflix and spill: Web vid giant kills password masking in tests

John Robson Silver badge

Re: As bad as Amazon video on my TV

The FireTV stick and box show 0-4 mapped onto the direction and click keys on the remote and 5-9 if you press the 'option' button.

If you watch you get to know which half of the number space each number is in.

This massively reduces the search space - 5^4 rather than 10^4

That's still 625 codes given a 4 digit PIN

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