Security Reminder

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Re: Security Reminder

Postby NeuralStunner » Sat Jan 19, 2019 6:32 pm

And if anyone is unsure how to make a better password, why not go Munroe Style like I do?
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Re: Security Reminder

Postby Gollgagh » Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:58 pm

NeuralStunner wrote:Munroe Style


I use a modified version (because I'm actually quite bad at generating "random" passwords) where I jam on the keyboard randomly for a few letters, like say "ofkrm"; then I expand that as if it was an acronym, to, say "Oscillating Firecrackers Kindly Reveal Municipalities". (this is not a real password of mine, just an example)

This is obviously easily expandable to just about any length. Often I also add non-dictionary words, either non-English or slight misspellings or fake words entirely to increase security against dictionary attacks, which are the primary weakness of this style of password.
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Re: Security Reminder

Postby Wiw » Sat Jan 26, 2019 6:41 am

I've had to take out a subscription to 1Password because of this Collection #1 debacle!
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Re: Security Reminder

Postby Rachael » Sat Jan 26, 2019 7:23 am

Yikes. I hope you changed all your passwords.
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Re: Security Reminder

Postby Caligari87 » Sat Jan 26, 2019 11:28 am

I've starting migrating over to LessPass. Got a new secure master password that will never be used or written down anywhere else, and I can use that to generate highly secure randomized passwords I don't need to write down or remember.

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