Archives for strong passwords

Create a Strong Password

More than ever it’s important not to give the bad guys an easy shot at your valuables.  Strong passwords are the key and here is a link to a great instructional. Cal Carson

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The Usability of Passwords

Danish blogger Thomas Baekdel posted a fascinating article on how using simpler passwords is actually much safer than using complex ones that are  hard to remember.  The crew will discuss this during the opening segment of the 4/30/11 Show.

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The Do's and Dont's of Creating Strong Passwords

This article will outline some of the basics of setting up strong passwords that won’t be easily broken by hackers.  That doesn’t mean that they are unbreakable, but it does mean that it will take a hacker a little longer to try and crack it and that means wasted time for them.  You become a less desirable target as they quickly move on, in most cases, to try and find easily cracked passwords.  Take some time to look this list over and print it out for your future reference and/or pass it on to friends. Do’s and Dont’s of Password creation.

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