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Bitcoiners are just like everybody else: They use rubbish passwords

Anonymous Blowhard

Re: Research funding woes

"BTW - @AC xkcd gets it so wrong, as this piece of work some admirably demonstrates."

If you're referring to the "Correct Horse Battery Staple" I don't think so; the dictionary attack relies on the pass phrase being a relatively common expression or a name of someone or something so, unless you actually used "correcthorsebatterystaple", your combination of four unrelated words is still relatively secure (based on number of possible words to the power four) as this is a large number even if you restrict it to fairly common English words:

http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/us/words/how-many-words-are-there-in-the-english-language

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