Passwords - Password Retry Counters

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- Failure by proving passwords letter by letter
- On PDP-10 Tenex OS
- Opens timing attack
- Instead of (A^N)/2 it only takes A^(N/2) (A = alphabet of characters, N = number of characters used for the password)


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