Reply to post: took their time :o)

Father of Unix Ken Thompson checkmated: Old eight-char password is finally cracked

IceC0ld Silver badge

took their time :o)

Thompson, who helped create Unix and the Go programming language among many other accomplishments, acknowledged the feat by offering his congratulations. He didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.

so, if the man himself was still around, why not just ask him, and save all this palaver :o)

just call it social engineering if you were to write it up of course

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