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Favorite passwords: "xxxx" and "xxxxxxxx"


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#1 Lloyd T

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Posted 13 February 2009 - 04:10 PM

WASHINGTON (AFP) - Better think twice before choosing a password for emails, online bank accounts and airline tickets.


http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/afp/090212/oddi...rnet_technology

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#2 JohnWho

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Posted 13 February 2009 - 05:17 PM

Ha,

I use "xxxxxxx", mixing upper case, lower case, a symbol,and numerals.

Nobody will figure it out!


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Edited by usasma, 21 February 2009 - 09:14 AM.
see xxx's


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Posted 13 February 2009 - 05:39 PM

JohnWho: are you the fellow who founded Identity Lock, by any chance? the one who posted his social security number everywhere and had it painted on his company trucks? :thumbsup:

Edited by fuzzywuzzy6, 13 February 2009 - 05:39 PM.


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Posted 13 February 2009 - 05:56 PM

I use ***************

They never expect it!

#5 JohnWho

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Posted 13 February 2009 - 09:03 PM

JohnWho: are you the fellow who founded Identity Lock, by any chance? the one who posted his social security number everywhere and had it painted on his company trucks? :thumbsup:


I have it on good authority that he really did that because he couldn't remember it.

Now, he's reminded often.

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Posted 13 February 2009 - 10:50 PM

I stick with the good old fashioned phone number. Works wonders........ especially since the one I use isn't mine or anyone I know anymore.

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Posted 13 February 2009 - 11:40 PM

I always leave it blank. They try forever to guess it :thumbsup:
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Posted 17 February 2009 - 08:30 AM

:thumbsup:

thanks to the movie "hackers"

for ruining the image of hackers.

not crackers.

but hackers.

the good guys :|



random,
but this thread name reminds me of a part in the movie
that talks about the favorite passwords, love, sex, and god. (there might have been more)

"Age and treachery will always overcome youth and skill."
"We are born naked, wet and hungry. Then things get worse."


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Posted 17 February 2009 - 11:57 AM

I would love to run a poll here to see how many members actually use them passwords and then to see how many change it :thumbsup:
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Posted 17 February 2009 - 07:05 PM

do they even use three letter passwords anymore?

:thumbsup:

"Age and treachery will always overcome youth and skill."
"We are born naked, wet and hungry. Then things get worse."


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Posted 18 February 2009 - 02:19 AM

MY family's old DSL modem had "xxxxxxxx" as its password. When I was opening some ports to use torrents, and I found that out, you better believe I changed that sucker. Our new router has higher security now, a random password, and I don't use torrents anymore, so were more secure now.

I wonder how many 70-year old grandmas and/or computer newbies still use "xxxx" and "xxxxxxxx" as their password.... :thumbsup:

Edited by usasma, 21 February 2009 - 09:20 AM.
see xxx's


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Posted 18 February 2009 - 09:10 AM

its so tempting to try and "hack" someones account here :thumbsup:

"Age and treachery will always overcome youth and skill."
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Posted 18 February 2009 - 09:19 AM

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Any impersonation of a user from these forums, in any mode of communication, is strictly prohibited and will result in a banning.

No subject matter will be allowed whose purpose is to defeat existing copyright or security measures. If a user persists and/or the activity is obviously illegal the staff reserves the right to remove such content and/or ban the user. This would also mean encouraging the use or continued use of pirated software is not permitted, and subject to the same consequences.


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Edited by Emu1616, 18 February 2009 - 09:21 AM.

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Posted 18 February 2009 - 10:09 AM

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Good one Emu,

Hacking is another word for PROBLEMS!

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Posted 18 February 2009 - 10:12 AM

Well you's just don't know if my BC password is ''xxxxxxxx'', i don't want people trying to 'hack' my account and causing me problems! :thumbsup:

Edited by usasma, 21 February 2009 - 09:21 AM.
see xxx's

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