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

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They might be right...

Forcing password changes on daily use accounts compromises security, as all the comments here show. Password123! will be accepted almost everywhere. Microsoft *ducks* have published some interesting research recently. Setting a higher minimum length just means that the majority of passwords will be at or just over that length. Their recommendation: ban common passwords prior to hashing.

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