Passwords - Commonly Used Advice Is Wrong

16 Aug 2017 17:07 #297721 by Br. John
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16 Aug 2017 17:13 #297724 by Luthien
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I simply choose a pattern on the keyboard and change my password every three months or so using said pattern. But, four random words is cool too.
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17 Aug 2017 01:21 #297817 by Tellahane
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Length is more important then anything, even when brute forcing length is the biggest enemy to hackers.

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17 Aug 2017 01:33 #297820 by ren
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Most systems are safe from bruteforce attacks, and outright decryption of a stored password is essentially impossible as long as it's decent encryption.

The real threat is social engineering.
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17 Aug 2017 01:41 #297823 by OB1Shinobi
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My password is "incorrect"
So that when i forget it my computer reminds me "your password is incorrect"

Just kidding, actually its ************
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17 Aug 2017 01:46 - 17 Aug 2017 01:47 #297826 by JamesSand
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Just kidding, actually its ************



Weird how the forum shows your password up as *********** so others can't read it..


Let me try mine


*************



How does that look on everyone else's screen?







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17 Aug 2017 01:50 - 17 Aug 2017 01:51 #297829 by Connor L.
Connor L. replied the topic: Passwords - Commonly Used Advice Is Wrong
************

Huh.. interesting! Cool how it does that.



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