[LINK] Passwords, and CFP'07

grove at zeta.org.au grove at zeta.org.au
Sat Dec 16 12:48:47 AEDT 2006

On Sat, 16 Dec 2006, Adam Todd wrote:

> At 08:34 PM 15/12/2006, Roger Clarke wrote:
>> http://www.schneier.com/crypto-gram-0612.html
>> 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

I think that is a furphy.  Anyone worthy of calling themselves 
"sysadmin" would not do this.   Home hobbyist, maybe.  Sysadmin, never.

> And the number one favour of sysadmins is .....
> I can't tell you :)

What about scott/tiger in the Oracle world?     There's a lot of 
oracle db's running with the defaults set!


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