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One More Word About Passwords

(Alternative title: Two Million Idiots)

I know Halloween has passed already, but this should scare you.

Millions used ‘123456’ as a password in breach affecting 42 million

Security firm Stricture Consulting Group revealed this month that ‘123456′ was the password used by about two million of the roughly 38 million Adobe customers impacted in a breach disclosed in October. That incident involved the loss of credit card data and product source code, as well.Read more..

If you’re wondering why I used the word “idiots”, please see my article A Word About Words — Passwords, That Is

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November 21, 2013 Posted by | advice, computers, cyber crime, hackers, Internet | 7 Comments