[clug] [OT] all text passwords == secure?
sjr at jdns.org
Sat Aug 25 19:46:24 MDT 2012
Obligatory xkcd link: http://xkcd.com/936/
On Sat, Aug 25, 2012 at 6:42 PM, Scott Ferguson
<scott.ferguson.clug at gmail.com> wrote:
> In a hyperbolic article about computer security in The Canberra Times:-
> Microsoft chief security adviser James Kavanagh advices:-
> pick good passwords, stringing three to four words together. Example:
> But wait, there's more. Sadly.
> Dumb triumphs over stupid in a competition of words for the biggest pile
> of FRUD. That's R for Ridiculous.
> Nope - no MS campaign here (seriously), just journalistic stupidity
> milking ignorance and spreading confusion about an internet crime.
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