Reply to post: Re: DES

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

Michael Wojcik Silver badge

Re: DES

you can run the password safe on your cellphone. It's that portable device you have

Right up until you don't have it, because you forgot it, or the battery ran down, or you lost it, or it was stolen, or it broke.

Yes, let's use a physical key that's difficult to copy, valuable, and fragile. That's a terrific idea. Nothing could possibly go wrong there.

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