[Noisebridge-discuss] Your Noisebridge door code will soon be deactivated
ogrodnek at gmail.com
Mon Mar 11 16:51:53 UTC 2013
Fair enough... I think my cell phone mostly remembers for me, but I guess
that's a good enough place to store a key code.
My point about the physical location was just that it seems like it's less
likely to be the target of a brute force attack and so it seems like
there's less of a need to have a larger keyspace... but, no matter, i will
On Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 9:34 AM, Martin Bogomolni <martinbogo at gmail.com>wrote:
> Human beings remembering 10 digit codes that have to be typed into a
> physical location?. not possible, excessive, an incredible feat of
> memorization! This was the argument against area codes back during
> the late 40's. Why memorize an area code, when you could just call a
> switchboard operator and ask for "San Francisco 6-900"?
> On Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 11:24 AM, Larry Ogrodnek <ogrodnek at gmail.com>
> > I received a bcc'ed email claiming to be to be the response of a key code
> > audit warning that my current door code is too short, and I should reply
> > with my current code and a 10 digit code else my code may be deleted.
> > Is this legit? Seems like a possible phishing attempt -- an unprompted
> > message asking me for security credentials over email?
> > If it is legit -- I appreciate the notice and chance to update... maybe
> > there's another mechanism though? again, seems like phishing -- if
> > sending the email you know which is my code obviously..
> > As a second piece of unsolicited feedback, asking a human to memorize a
> > digit pin code -- seems excessive for codes that need to be manually
> > by someone in a specific physical location?....
> > Anyway, just some thoughts... The doorcode mechanism is great, thanks
> > everyone for all the work involved in keeping it running effectively,
> and I
> > do appreciate the pro-active messaging.
> > Apologies if this was already mentioned somewhere...
> > thanks,
> > larry
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