Definitions

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  • noun computing A password that comprises a whole phrase.

Etymologies

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pass +‎ phrase

Examples

  • June 30, 2009 at 12: 32 AM weave works fine for me .. you can pick and choose what you want to sync with each device so you don't have to sync your passwords at all .. krewemaynard .. i've been using weave for a few months and not once has it not connected to the server, make sure your passphrase is correct. sunnytimes

    Weave Now Syncs Firefox Preferences, Auto-Logins | Lifehacker Australia

  • Further, many countries's laws make it difficult or impossible for a court to order you to turn over your keys; once the passphrase is known by a third party, its security from legal attack is greatly undermined, as the law generally protects your knowledge of someone else's keys to a lesser extent than it protects your own.

    Discourse.net: Someone Could Make Money on This

  • Only people with Administrator privilege can run the utility and there is no means of installing an “admin passphrase.”

    CUPS and EFS

  • When you enter this you will be requested to enter a passphrase, which is the password you want to protect the file with.

    Simple Help

  • If we're talking password security - and remember, this wasn't really a password cracking, so I'm getting off topic here - the best thing is a "passphrase", not a password.

    "Other /b/tards were displeased to miss a chance at the lulz."

  • I'm sure the echo "passphrase" in ppf is the correct passphrase.

    LinuxQuestions.org

  • I'm sure the echo "passphrase" in ppf is the correct passphrase.

    LinuxQuestions.org

  • The passphrase tonight is "@Templesmith eats urchins."

    Tweets I have known

  • Partly that's because the secrecy of a passphrase known only to one person and never written down is vastly superior to the secrecy of a passphrase that has been written down and stored in more than one place.

    Discourse.net: Someone Could Make Money on This

  • I don't want to simply hand the passphrase over to my wife, or my lawyer.

    Discourse.net: Someone Could Make Money on This

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