They were a gift option in the EFF’s “Summer Security
drive that ran for two weeks in July. The dice (or any dice for that matter)
act as random number generators for creating secure passphrases and coincide
with the use of their new
improves upon the original Diceware
The directions for using dice to generate passphrases are relatively simple:
On August 25, 1991 Linus Torvalds first
his operating system to the world via the comp.os.minix news group:
“I’m doing a (free) operating system (just a hobby, won’t be big and
professional like gnu) for 386(486) AT clones.”
I honestly can’t believe it is twenty-five years old already.
Linux really has come a long way since I first laid my eyes upon it in the late
’90s and I’d like to take this moment to thank Linus and everyone who has ever
contributed to Linux in any capacity for helping create the great operating
system we have today.