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(Online Shopping Report)   "Password1" remains the most-common password used by middle-aged CEOs, while racist emails that will get their sons fired topped emails sent   (shopathome.com) divider line 7
    More: Obvious, CEO, Trustware, passwords, Android devices, sons  
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2228 clicks; posted to Business » on 12 Feb 2013 at 9:59 PM (1 year ago)   |  Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»



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2013-02-12 11:34:56 PM  
2 votes:
At one workplace I used a v.inappropriate word as my password.

One day we had problems and the IT dude needed my password. "OH NOES!" I thought.

But because I have MAD THINKING-ON-MY-FEET SKILLZ I slowly spelled the password as he typed, adding random pauses at non syllable breaks.

Then he bursts out laughing.
2013-02-12 09:21:47 PM  
2 votes:
businesses need to understand the unintended risks  that outsourced IT operations can pose as most incidence-response investigations featured third-party vendors a retailer used in cost-cutting measures.
Hahahahahahahahaahashahahawhhaahwhahaha.wha?..waaaa, waaaa, waaaa.

You mean we can't pay people peanuts and also trust them?
2013-02-13 02:33:13 AM  
1 votes:

davidphogan: Smeggy Smurf: N*Bong*farkedmydaughter would make a good password for those assholes

I know what I'm changing my password to.


Nobody is going to guess it.  They'll have to brute force it over the next few million years.  Or hit you over the head with a $5 wrench.
2013-02-13 01:20:10 AM  
1 votes:

MusicMakeMyHeadPound: Farked after only 265 clicks?


That's what they get for outsourcing their IT.
2013-02-13 12:08:22 AM  
1 votes:
i.chzbgr.com
2013-02-12 11:35:22 PM  
1 votes:
As a member of the High Council of Geeks- and I'm a UNIX SysAdmin who, in 2013, still uses vi on a daily basis- let me say this to my brethren who enforce password security:

You can have complex passwords, with lots of capitals, numbers, and special characters. You can have passwords that don't repeat characters when the user changes them, so "PAssword02" isn't followed by "PAssword03". You can have passwords that aren't written on post-it notes, and kept either on the monitor, the bottom of the keyboard, or in the top right-hand desk drawer. You can have passwords that need to change every 120 days.

You get one of these. Choose, and choose wisely. If you try for two of these, over half of your user base won't comply. All four, and I might not comply, simply out of spite. There's got to be a balance between security and functionality.
2013-02-12 10:13:24 PM  
1 votes:

King Something: Password security is as easy as 1-2-3-4-5.


That sounds like a password some idiot would put on their luggage.
 
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