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You can never actually prove that it was generated randomly or pseudorandomly. You can only prove with high probability that it wasn't. Calculating the number of heads and tails is one way. Another is calculating runs of consecutive heads or tails. There is a suite of statistical tests from NIST in their FIPS 140-2 document which is a good place to start. ...


First of all: Entropy is a property of the process generating a password, not a property of an individual password. Random passwords Apart from that, the basic idea is the following: Say you have the password aeLuboo0 that contains lower-case chars, upper-case chars and numbers. Then under the assumption that you have choosen every character uniformely ...

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