In-reply-to » Q: Are passphrases really more secure than cryptographically random passwords? 🤔 They can be more secure or not. It depends on how long it is, just like a string of random characters. You can also add some random special characters into the passphrase to throw off an attacker.

The main benefit of a passphrase is the relative ease at which it is memorized. A good, long passphrase with a couple of special characters thrown in is quite secure. The list of words that you made your passphrase out of might be public, but the attacker probably doesn’t know which one you used unless you tell him.

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