on Apr 28, 2013
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That attack is more useful against a
than a straight
. In this case, to attack successfully, the attacker would have to lay out every possible passport with the letters in the
position as they'd be printed, because there is a pretty strong blur applied. You have an F and the line of < characters to work with, you know about how long her given and surnames are, and you have a frame of reference for the rest based on how much of the bottom line the author had to blur. Not much else. You also don't have a guarantee that the blur is straight out of Photoshop and contains what you are trying to reverse; looking at it, I don't think it is the actual passport data. I think it was modified
I'm happy to be proven wrong, but I think this one is impractical.
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