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Passwords

Discussion in 'Computers and Gaming' started by Noah, Feb 10, 2016.

  1. Noah

    Noah Well-Known Forumite

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    According to SplashData ( https://www.teamsid.com/worst-passwords-2015/ ) analysis of leaked passwords posted on the net the 25 most frequently used passwords are -

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    Please use secure passwords to protect yourself from hacking not these weak, easily guessed and largely pointless attempts
     
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  3. Gramaisc

    Gramaisc Forum O. G.

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    No 15 mystified me for a bit.....
     
  4. Noah

    Noah Well-Known Forumite

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    As you have now spotted, right down the side instead of across the top.
     
  5. John Marwood

    John Marwood I ♥ cryptic crosswords

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    Incorrect

    Has been my password for all things for all time


    Because if you forget and put in something other you will automatically be reminded what it is
     
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  6. proactive

    proactive Behind you with a big stick!

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    Phew, mine isn't on the list!

    Bigd1ck appears to be uncrackable...
     
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  7. Gramaisc

    Gramaisc Forum O. G.

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    ..a particularly hard one?
     
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    proactive Behind you with a big stick!

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    Pricked your ears up though!
     
  9. Amerlan

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    I've been using "Last Pass" for a while now and feel quite comfortably safe using it. Take a look, you might find it suits your purposes too.
     
  10. age'd parent

    age'd parent 50,000th poster!

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    I use a formula that gives me a different password for each site
    based on some letters from the site name, a word that's used every
    time and a number based on some of the letters in the password,
    all together it makes a 10 digit password that's easily worked out
    from the site name.

    Of course with my memory, I have to have the formula hidden in
    a book on my shelf in case I forget it, touch wood I haven't so far.
     
  11. staffordjas

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    After watching a program on how easy it was to get passwords, I changed mine to all different ones for each site, as well as making them really complex. Wrote each one down . but without that book at hand I keep getting locked out when my memory fails me. Got locked out of this forum the other day after getting logged off deleting my history (after googling to see what Mr Marwoods posts meant :o ) and without book at hand . Changed this one back to my original easy to remember one now!
     
  12. Gramaisc

    Gramaisc Forum O. G.

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    I have a system similar to @age'd parent 's - it can be so difficult that even I can't always work through it successfully.
     
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    I use a different password and username on every site I visit but I have noticed some use the same name and picture.
     
  14. Jonah

    Jonah Spouting nonsense since the day I learned to talk

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    I use the application 1Password for a lot of my passwords especially for ones that need more security such as banking, HMRC etc. Fabulous application.
     
  15. Noah

    Noah Well-Known Forumite

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  17. BobClay

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    My favourite password is:

    Fúckth1is!Didn'tWantToBeaH@ckerÀnyw@y

    :heyhey:
     

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