real-world passwords

An analysis of a large collection of passwords gathered in a Myspace phishing attack reveals that passwords are getting better, although:

bq. We used to quip that “password” is the most common password. Now it’s “password1.” Who said users haven’t learned anything about security?

Schneier on Security: Real-World Passwords

posted at 1:20 pm on Wednesday, December 20, 2006 in Links, Security | Comments (1)

1 Comment

  1. Nita says:

    I have this theory that I should let LB put a bunch of his magnets on the fridge, take a photo of hi standing in front of it, then use it as my password generator and desktop background.

RSS feed for comments on this post.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.