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Stop resetting your passwords, says UK govt's spy network

veti Silver badge

Re: Too Many bad Movies

I'm required to change a password every month, for a service that only allows limited length passwords (10 characters, I think, is the maximum), and has other (undocumented, naturally) limitations about what characters you can use.

When they first issue a new user with their first password, it's by default set to "day+date", e.g. "Friday06".

No prizes for guessing how I choose my new password each month. And I'm prepared to bet, 90% of users of this particular service do the same thing.

Security? Don't make me laugh.

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