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Nobody Gets In Without The Password

“Swordfish” is incorrect. You have 2 more chances to get it right. “123456? is incorrect. You have 1 more chance. You know, I don’t generally do this, but…I’ll give you a hint. If you’re a bloke and lookin’ for love, put on your green cloak and… (sigh) “Smoke” is incorrect. Go Away. Extreme Froghandle Closeup! [...]
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New tool “How Secure Is My Password” tells you..well, you know.

Technology : The Next Web Blog (5 years ago)

I don’t imagine there’s too much science behind this tool but it’s useful as a rough indication for how secure that 123456 password you’re considering using is. Try it here. Original title and link for this post: New tool “How Secur... Read Post

Yes, we’re still using dumb passwords. But not nearly as much as before.

Technology : Post Tech (2 days ago)

Another year, another study shouting about how we're all using lazy passwords like "123456" and "abc123." Protip: Don't use these passwords. They're easy to break and even easier to guess. But while it may seem as though the Interne... Read Post

Microsoft Bans Easy Passwords in Anti-Hacking Initiative

Technology : Inc. Technology (4 years ago)

New Hotmail users had better be ready to don the ol’ thinking cap when it comes to their email account passwords: as part of a campaign to discourage hacking, common and/or “easy” passwords such as “123456,” “password” and “ilovecat... Read Post


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