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Re: [tor-talk] Android Encryption Max password length

On 02/14/2014 01:54 PM, Nathan Freitas wrote:
> On 02/14/2014 12:06 PM, Jack Murphy wrote:
>> I've considered buying an android smartphone, but I've held off in
>> the past because the max password length was a crackable mere 16
>> characters in length.
>> Does anyone here who's running Jelly Bean know what that max
>> password length for device encryption is these days?
> I believe the screen lock is still 16 but you can change (if rooted)
> to a different (longer?) password for the full disk encryption/boot
> password.
> See this post: 
> http://nelenkov.blogspot.com/2012/08/changing-androids-disk-encryption.html
>  and this app: 
> https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.nick.cryptfs.passwdmanager&hl=en
>  I can do more testing in the coming week and let you know.
> +n
Yeah with cryptfs I can confirm that the boot/disk encryption password
can be longer than 16.


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