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What does a 258-bit password look like?

In Unix and Linux, there is base64 encoding.  With 43 random characters from the 64 used in base64 encoding, there are 43*6 = 258 bits of entropy, close to 256-bit keys and full 256-bit encryption.

Here it is (hard to remember …):

2NzZjMTZkODg3NzczZWM1ZjkyNDQxY2ZjYTYyZGRhZj

 

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Written by meditationatae

March 9, 2013 at 10:34 pm

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