password security

A recent post by William Peacock on the Technologist at Findlaw points out that WordPress sites have been targeted by a botnet seeking to hack passwords.  If you are reading this, chances are they didn’t hack my password.

For some reason, bloggers were using combinations containing the word “admin” as a password.  Probably not such a great idea.  Short combinations of letters, numbers and symbols apparently are not worth a dang either.  As the following demonstrates, use a few random words.  Much easier to remember and much harder to hack.

 

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