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Subject:  Re: Password Keepers Date:  1/25/2013  2:34 PM
Author:  warrl Number:  183518 of 189504

After, say, the 5th time that you get the "invalid userid or password" message, you're actually being stopped by a "tried too many times" block but the message you get doesn't change.

I forgot to say: and the response time doesn't change pattern either. If it's been the same for the tries that were actually processed, it stays the same; if it's been changing in some pattern, it keeps the same pattern. The point is that there's no way for the hacker to tell.
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