Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2007/05/10

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Subject: [Leica] Re: Password
From: charlie at (Charlie Meyer)
Date: Thu May 10 04:33:51 2007
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Here in WV, I'm a rare exception to the retired community...I wasn't  
a spook.  It's like "CT" acres, with a last tour at Sugar Grove to  
jump from.

Before folks get too critical of "No Such Agency" and the rest of the  
SIGINT community, that endeavor did much to drive the computing  
sciences...our tax dollars at work. :)

Just think how this list would function with one-time pads.  We'd  
need NSA to handle the keymat as geographically distributed we are.


On May 9, 2007, at 10:45 AM, Kenneth Frazier wrote:

> On May 9, 2007, at 10:37 AM, Lawrence Zeitlin wrote:
>> , it is a "one time pad" technique, the most secure of encryption  
>> methods.
> Correct.  My time in the military was spent with the Naval Security  
> Group (aka NSA).  The one time pad is THE most secure.  Virtually  
> any other password can now be hacked, since last generation  
> supercomputers are now available as desktops.
> The really secure method, as Larry points out, is to change  
> passwords regularly, and NOT on an identifiable schedule, but  
> randomly.
> Or, you could do what I've started doing....avoid eBay  
> altogether!   :-)  Generally, some shopping around, buying from  
> list members, etc., yields buys that are just as good as anything  
> on eBay.
> Ken
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> The Rev. Kenneth Frazier
> Connecticut Conference, United Church of Christ
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Charlie Meyer
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Basset Rescue of Old Dominion, Inc. (BROOD)
Droolassic Park
Keyser, WV

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