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A little trip through life

Come and take a little trip with me - through my life and with a few other people as well.....You can listen to the music if you don't like the photos....!
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Monday, January 25, 2010

Passwords- change 'em if it's here...!

Atomic bombing of Nagasaki on August 9, 1945.Image via Wikipedia
Couldn't resist it! Your password here...?

 CHANGE IT! (click on the link or the title for the whole article!) 

 Top 20 website passwords you shouldn't be using The folks at Imperva have released a report examining the 32 million passwords that were exposed in a breach of the RockYou website last year. What they discovered (and it matches the findings of other studies conducted in the past) is that human beings are very bad at choosing hard-to-guess passwords. Here are the top 20 passwords that RockYou users had chosen: 123456 12345 123456789 Password iloveyou princess rockyou 1234567 12345678 abc123 Nicole Daniel babygirl monkey Jessica Lovely michael Ashley 654321 Qwerty Let me say this loud and clear: choosing an easy-to-guess password is reckless. Thinking that no-one else will have thought of a password like "123456" is insane. Choosing a dictionary word like "Password" to protect your account is about as good an idea as using blancmange to build a brick wall............
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