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Posted Tuesday, 30 December 2008 by Miklos
Tags: en hacking

I just noticed that I can ask mkpasswd to not include extra signs (so only [A-Za-z0-9]) in the passwd, and also I can ask it to make it longer, for example:

$ mkpasswd -l 18 -s 0
kweufGtytpIj1ds8bw

Sadly it's quite useful on broken websites where they bail out with an error when my pass contains a ' or a "...

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