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#1
Jan913, 12:26 PM

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https://www.grc.com/haystack.htm
enter a random 20 character pw made of only lower case letters. (However, x100 as I am using 1T not 100T pws/sec; thus: 65.90 thousand centuries x100 = 6590 thousand centuries) answer: 659,000,000years. is that correct? 


#2
Jan913, 08:46 PM

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Note: I didn't visit the site you showed, so I don't know what your question has to do with anything. 


#3
Jan1013, 02:45 AM

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20725274851017785518433805270 looks about right ...
at 1 Tpws/s ... maybe 656,744,329.448937 yrs is a slightly better rough guess? 20725274851017785518433805270 / 1 T / (60 * 60 * 24 * 365.25) 


#4
Jan1213, 03:47 PM

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Is the haystack correct?
Thanks for atleast visiting the site prior to posting an answer. Yes, you are correct. Even using 100T pws/sec (their speed), I could rest assured spooks wont break my encrypted files in atleast 6m years even if using only lower case letters. 


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Jan1313, 02:11 AM

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