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6 digit PINs and the usefulness of password restrictions

Last month Troy Hunt released Pwned Passwords V2, a list of 500 million hashed passwords together with how often these are used¹. I then analyzed these with respect to 6 digit PINs, that a lot of banks still use for the login to their online banking: The first step was to get the hashes of all possible 6 digit PINs to extract these from the 500 million passwords, for this I had written a small node.
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