Password Checker

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Tue Feb 27 15:27:22 EST 2018


Right, I wasn't worried about Troy's site. But I read through the 
comments and there was a criticism that the site was vulnerable to 
malicious intrusions. Because I wasn't using the site itself I didn't 
worry. Troy also explained why the critcism wasn't entirely valid, but 
the commenter was still fairly vicious about it.

On 2/27/18 12:55 PM, Mike Kerner via use-livecode wrote:
> Troy is a beast in the security community, so I would not be too worried
> about him doing something nefarious.  He is constantly working with white
> hats and blue teams to get on top of issues as soon as there is even a peep
> on the dark web.
> 
> On Tue, Feb 27, 2018 at 12:57 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
>> I wouldn't type into that web page either. I used Brian's handler that
>> uses their API and only sends a few characters of the hash to the database.
>> The article explains how it works and includes ways to set up the system on
>> your own server if you want. After reading through it I was convinced it
>> was a safe check.
>> --
>> Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
>> HyperActive Software           |     http://www.hyperactivesw.com
>>
>>
>>
>> On February 27, 2018 10:26:48 AM Bob Sneidar via use-livecode <
>> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>
>> I would highly recommend NOT typing ANY current password you are using
>>> into a web page like this. If no one knew about it before, they sure as
>>> hell know it now! Whether they avail themselves of it is anyone's guess.
>>>
>>> Bob S
>>>
>>>
>>> On Feb 24, 2018, at 13:17 , J. Landman Gay via use-livecode <
>>>> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> I just got around to trying this -- *very* useful, thanks for posting it.
>>>>
>>>> There are no matches for any of my passwords I've tried so far. :) On
>>>> the other hand, even "AbrahamLincoln" has 128 matches. And you have to
>>>> insert commas to read the number returned for "qwerty".
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
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