[LINK] Passwords, and CFP'07

Adam Todd link at todd.inoz.com
Sat Dec 16 12:08:47 AEDT 2006

At 08:34 PM 15/12/2006, Roger Clarke wrote:
>In the midst of an analysis of 'Real-World Passwords' comes:
>>We used to quip that "password" is the most common password. Now it's
>"password1." Who said users haven't learned anything about security?
>Now that's *style*.

Actually sysadmins still prefer to use: god (or a variant of case) god1, 
iamgod, megod, fred, fredisgod

And the number one favour of sysadmins is .....

I can't tell you :)

>(The article concludes "None of this changes the reality that passwords 
>have outlived their usefulness as a serious security device";  so it needs 
>to be read.  And the next one is about person-tracking using RFID (in Nike 
>sneakers) - a topic we've discussed a few times on link).

Ahh that was a great read!

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