Today, you’re going to develop an Algorithm. What is an algorithm, you ask? Google it. Now. Do it. I’ll wait.
Talk about it for a few minutes….
Now that you know what it is.
Go to this course.
Under Unit 1, Go to the Project – Password Generator Project. Read about the Highlights on the first page. Then go to the second page and watch the video; it’s kind of funny. Read through the rest of the page and, in a dynamic duo, try to come up with an algorithm for password generation.
Towards the end of class, create the password for 6 sites and write the name of the site and the password down on a piece of paper. Trade this with another group and see if you can break their algorithm and hack the passwords.
The sites to use are: