Reply to post: Re: Files as passwords

'Password rules are bullsh*t!' Stackoverflow Jeff's rage overflows

Charles 9 Silver badge

Re: Files as passwords

The hackers ALREADY have the solution for that: they hack your LIVE session, meaning they get the envelope while it's open. That's the current most-intractable problem with encrypted content: it must be DEcrypted to be useful; hackers just wait until then. The only way around that is to have crypto-chips in our brains a la Ghost in the Shell, and I think Shirow Masamune's timetable for that world was all too optimistic.

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