Linked by Howard Fosdick on Sat 10th Nov 2012 07:28 UTC
Bugs & Viruses If you want to ensure you have adequate passwords but don't have the time or interest to study the topic, there's a useful basic article on how to devise strong passwords over at the NY Times. It summarizes key points in 9 simple rules of thumb. Also see the follow-up article for useful reader feedback. Stay safe!
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RE[6]: make 'm long
by Laurence on Mon 12th Nov 2012 09:47 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: make 'm long"
Laurence
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Here's a link describing how crackers now use dictionary based attacks:
http://arstechnica.com/security/2012/08/passwords-under-assault/

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