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Dear Denis

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

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Hi, Prashant.

I pretty sure that it is possible.
I believe that you are a developer and is going to develop some functions to achieve that.
Well, to achieve it you also need to consider at least 10 characters.
Some tools are able to hack passwords with less than what I mentioned + GPU.

For sure it is better. If you random the generation of passwords, better.

Some additional stuff: http://www.infoworld.com/article/2616157/security/creating-strong-passwords-is-e


https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2014/10/24/do-we-really-need-strong-passwords/

Hope it helps.

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