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Passwords: are you making it easy for them?

Something light-hearted for a Friday? Just because it’s a cartoon, doesn’t make that the case, sorry. But there’s an interesting message in here, which a lot of people who know about information security get quite worked up about. Effectively, we’ve been trained – by people who should know better – to use passwords which are increasingly difficult to remember, but also increasingly easy for a machine to guess. Yes, it’s an unashamedly geeky cartoon, but nobody said it would be easy. Click to enlarge.

2 thoughts on “Passwords: are you making it easy for them?”

  1. Memo to self: don’t write articles in advance for specific days and then later shuffle them around.

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