Reply to post: Re: You are a hacker's wet dream, every single one of you!

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

Roo
Windows

Re: You are a hacker's wet dream, every single one of you!

"Here's the real deal; this "advice" would have been better served up in 2005. If you're a IT "Pro", and you're not already using your own password generator, or using completely random strings... shame on you, idiot. Two factor when and where possible. Natch."

Sadly "completely random strings" are not possible on the majority of systems folks use, simply because of the ever-tightening constraints on what characters you can use in a password and the order they are in. Not only that but there are still a lot of systems out there that don't validate more than "n" characters of a passphrase anyway. :(

You really should get out more before deciding everyone is an idiot.

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