Reply to post: Re: few days?

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

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Re: few days?

Yes - and who seriously cares if a password can be cracked in 40 years' time?

A lot of the original players will have passed on, and if we're talking about nation-state secrets, then we're talking history.

Having said all that - Ken can be pleased with himself...

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