[wp-hackers] Limit Login Attempts

Ryan McCue lists at rotorised.com
Wed Apr 17 00:51:50 UTC 2013

Otto wrote:
> Dropbox made a library a year ago to do better password checking (
> https://tech.dropbox.com/2012/04/zxcvbn-realistic-password-strength-estimation/
> ) and I implemented it as a plugin yesterday (
> http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/zxcvbn/ ), but if you'll notice,
> this thing has 700k of dictionary in it. Way too big for core.

What about splitting the dictionary out, compressing the file directly
via gzip, and serving that up via decompression script (assuming the
browser doesn't support native gzip)? Should reduce the size to
something manageable for core.

Ryan McCue

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