Are randomly-generated passwords starting with "a" less secure?

Published: 11/07/2019
Are randomly-generated passwords starting with "a" less secure?
Source: SECURITY.STACKEXCHANGE.COM

I generated a password recently for a new account and the first three characters were "aa1". After exhausting all other attacks, a cracker would start brute forcing. On the assumption they'd start from "a", my password of "aa1" would be cracked faster than, say, "ba1", and that faster than, say, "za1". This password was very long so this question is more theoretical than practical. (Unl

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