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Agomotto (Officer) 3/27/2007 8:30 AM EST : Interesting Tidbit
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Somebody sent me this link and I found it to be a well written descriptive article on the need for a secure password.

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Bert the Viking (SuperAdmin) 3/27/2007 12:57 PM EST : RE: Interesting Tidbit
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Gads.  Good read.  Thanks, Ago.




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Tog. (SuperAdmin) 3/27/2007 7:32 PM EST : RE: Interesting Tidbit
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One thing I didn't see mentioned in that was the use of the "I forgot my password" questions.  You know, those things where you set up a question that the site will ask if you ever forget your password.  Stuff no one could ever figure out, like
Mothers maiden name
Favorite sports team (since your wallpaper is the Raiders logo)
And so on.  If I can't make up my own question I'll give a silly answer to them.  Something so out of context that it's unlikely that anyone would thing to guess them.

What is your favorite sports team?  MMM peach cobbler...aaaggghhhaaa
If I can set up my own question, it's usually something really obscure like what color was that one car?  I know what I mean, but it's gonna be a while before someone hits on Metallic Rootbeer (which I've never actually used)

That did make me want to go through and set up all new passwords though, since some of mine would be easy to get through with one of those programs.
I'm not evil.

An evil person would actually DO the things I think of.

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mauler67 (Member) 3/28/2007 12:29 AM EST : RE: Interesting Tidbit
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love the article i change my pass world,it help out a lot tydal
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VInny the Brick (Associate) 3/28/2007 9:00 AM EST : RE: Interesting Tidbit
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http://www.hashapass.com/

I've used hash a couple of times I like it. I want to get a Mac to use for all my non-videogame needs, the keychain is really cool, though if Windows had the same thing I wouldn't trust it...

As for the forgot your pass word questions I don't even answer them with words. I just use random strings of characters. The site you linked has me wanting to switch from 8 character passwords to 9.
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