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Dear Prof Scott

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Unicode_characters

http://unicode-table.com/

http://unicode.org/charts/

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Password_strength

Do you feel Strong password can be implemented using combination of Unicode characters, uppercase, lowercase, numbers and special characters ?.

Do you feel this can add more application level security by implementing unicode characters in strong password ?.

Thanks & Regards,

Prashant S Akerkar

Yes, it can be done, but there is might be some discrepancy between differing computers.

Some of the characters come out to be greek letters in one language whereas they come out to be totally different in another language. I believe that is why they stick to upper and lower case characters as it might get confusing to say other characters without saying which kind of other characters.

The system that many languages has right now is sufficient. That system is to only accept around a half dozen entries or less to get in. It might be improved upon (if not done yet) for the PC to be checked if it continues to try multiple passwords.

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