[Noisebridge-discuss] Your Noisebridge door code will soon be deactivated
Tony Longshanks LeTigre
anthonyletigre at gmail.com
Mon Mar 11 22:41:53 UTC 2013
My code still works. Please don't deactivate it. Thanks.
On Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 8:51 AM, Larry Ogrodnek <ogrodnek at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
>> > 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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