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Good Passwords

Jun 06, 2009, 22:02 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jim Sansing)

[ Thanks to JJS for this link. ]

"But while there is a lot of talk about strong passwords, I have not heard a really usable way of creating them. And by usable, I mean one that typical computer users will actually use consistently. Of course, this is leading to an algorithm I thought of recently. First, choose three words. How they are chosen doesn't really matter, as long as they are not ridiculously obvious. I think it would be OK to use a standard theme. As an example, while I have no interest in golf, my uncle loves it. So that will be the theme, and for my first password, I will pick:

plaid

birdie

sand"

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