[windows2000] Re: Complex or long passwords?

  • From: "Sorin Srbu" <Sorin.Srbu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 24 Nov 2004 15:16:17 +0100

On Wed, 24 Nov 2004 09:10:16 -0500, Joanne Determann wrote:

>OT but thought you'd like this....
>I had to change my password everyday at one job for security reasons.
>There was a woman in the office that dressed really funky, got her
>clothes from thrift shops. So I looked at her outfits daily and went
>from there. Here are some a remember
>80's prom Queen
>1969 Summer of Luv Flower Child
>Harley-D sidewalk commando
>Swap meet reject 
>And if I forgot my password I just looked at her. 


There's a risk involved with this setup too, should anybody ever
find out your password generating-procedure. 8-)

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Sorin Srbu [mailto:Sorin.Srbu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] 
>Sent: Wednesday, November 24, 2004 8:48 AM
>To: Windows2000 Mailing List
>Subject: [windows2000] Complex or long passwords?
>What's the consensus on this list on easy-to-remember long
>passphrases vs short, but complex passwords?
>There was a lot of talk about this on the last TechEd Europe, but
>AFAICT, there wasn't ever a consensus, not the keynotes I was on at



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