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Originally Posted by Epitope View Post
I only use 3 passwords. 2 very strong ones for things like bank and finance stuff and a weaker one for things like this forum and other crap that doesn't matter if it gets hacked.

Does it really matter if somebody hacks my myspace, OCN account etc.?
Whats your facebook password? I'll get on there and talk to your mom, cousins, uncle etc etc since it doesn't matter if I go into your account and pretend to be you.
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post #82 of 89
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Originally Posted by TwistedMind View Post
Sure, lets all just use god1234.
No what he means is .... someone could make a password such like

Augustmonkeydust
or

7apple3ducks ...

9/10 no one will guess that

Passwords don't have to be 2r0rir09ri3094i90ir09ri30943ri3ri09dskklfmfgkdmgkl mlgkmdlkm long....

God1234 is a easy password easy to guess.

What ever happened to good old fashioned password..
"Make a strong password with things don't make sense"
Zebra23pigfarms
This is easier to remember then sdifjijfwifjiwfjifijijirji3j32ij23ij234i2j4j
Maybe you like Zebras, 23 age, and have a pig farm?

highly unlikely that your password would be stolen...

The only need I would feel to need a really long password like that is if your a public figure where obviously people are going to be targeted directly to you like Donald Trump may not want a password like that.
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post #83 of 89
You'd at least make your example password something like "ZebRa24pIGfArmS" in case of a brute force. (Sure, they take ages, but you really shouldn't help them along by making it mostly lowercase)
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post #84 of 89
Why not just write it down on a piece of paper and store it somewhere safe?
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post #85 of 89
When I was reading the link in the OP > Lastpass sounded like a bad idea. Trusting others with your passwords, on any level, is a no no from the get go
Edited by ydna666 - 5/17/11 at 3:58pm
post #86 of 89
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Originally Posted by Brutuz View Post
You'd at least make your example password something like "ZebRa24pIGfArmS" in case of a brute force. (Sure, they take ages, but you really shouldn't help them along by making it mostly lowercase)
Actually, its been shown that a password with spaces in it is much more secure than a password like the one mentioned in your post, even if its simple words
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Best way that I've ever heard is think of a quote, make it an acronym, and through in random capitalization, numbers, and symbols. It's easier to remember but still looks random,
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post #88 of 89
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Originally Posted by Waffleboy View Post
Best way that I've ever heard is think of a quote, make it an acronym, and through in random capitalization, numbers, and symbols. It's easier to remember but still looks random,
Saw on article on Lifehacker.com with something close to that, where you would use phrases and you could toss in random characters to replace letters if needs be. example: "I scheduled the appointment" or " I $chedu!ed the @ppointment" stuff like that

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Originally Posted by shiarua View Post
Actually, its been shown that a password with spaces in it is much more secure than a password like the one mentioned in your post, even if its simple words
Saw an article on that from lifehacker.com
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Actually, its been shown that a password with spaces in it is much more secure than a password like the one mentioned in your post, even if its simple words
Then add spaces as well.
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