Cracklib + Safe

Cracklib Today I was working on a flask web application that had a dependency on cracklib. This seemed like an oddly named and surprising inclusion and so I investigated. It turns out that it is a tool for checking passwords in order to prevent users from choosing passwords that could be guessed by “crack” by filtering them out, at source The application was using the python library in a very similar way to that described by Gary Wilson Jr. [Read More]