Why do we use passwords?
Jesus, hasn't anyone heard of asymmetric encryption? Public and private keys.
@TheFuzzStone So limiting passwords length can make sense on a server side to prevent denial of service attacks but it should be a much higher limit than 16 (we're talking at least 32 characters more like 100+)
@lyndon Only a few centralized crypto services allow passwords greater than 32 characters.
The rest are just idiots. I can't find any other definition.
@TheFuzzStone It's a bit mad. I mean my Brick and Mortar bank limits passwords to less than 16 characters I think which is mad. NIST recommend long passwords over complex ones, and UK's Cyber Security Centre the same:
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