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December 28, 2006

Linux check passwords against a dictionary attack

Filed under: Debian, Kubuntu, linux, Ubuntu — tuxicity @ 10:40 am

You can be configured to verify that passwords (read as weak password) cannot be guessed easily using Linux PAM module called pam_cracklib.so. It will check the passwd against dictionary words. User is not allowed to set new password until and unless conditions satisfied (i.e. weak password is not allowed).

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