The painful list of really lousy passwords

By , ITworld |  Security, passwords, security

Usually good for a few minutes back and forth dialogue about it not being obvious.
sonofcassandra on telegraph.co.uk

A lousy system

To what extent are stolen passwords even a meaningful threat? Most systems don't hand out shadow files to the public and don't allow large numbers of quick guesses. Russian gangs setting up zombie networks aren't going to know my cat or my wife's name or similar "easy to guess" choices.
karypm on pcworld.com

Forcing regular password changes sounds good, but causes endless problems with people who only use systems occasionally, or have been away.
worldwatch on telegraph.co.uk

And as I've mentioned multiple times, software that 'remembers' your passwords for you is EVIL. DOUBLY ABSOLUTE EVIL for browser password caches.
Evildave on pcworld.com

I had a password of @((#aM12_)g!1tty9 and it was broken. So consider what your password is and how difficult it is or how easy.
ThaKhanKubla on msn.com

Thanks to SplashData for the list.

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