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Re: [OT] secure passwords (was Re: is it rational to close the 139 port)



On Wed, Aug 1, 2012 at 8:03 AM, Glenn English <ghe@slsware.com> wrote:
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> On Jul 31, 2012, at 4:57 PM, Stan Hoeppner wrote:
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>> On 7/31/2012 10:51 AM, Mike McClain wrote:
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>>>    If a password is any place but in your head I question its
>>> security
>>
>> Agreed.
>
> Dud'n work, guys. I fell off my bike a couple years ago and completely
> lost all my passwords. Rebuilding my servers (and laptops and iPads) was
> no fun at all. Write 'em down and put the paper in a safe-deposit box.
I backup my password on the notebook but in a very ancient encrypted way,
even people read it, but also not easy to guess well.
so here avoid the safe-deposit box.
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>>>    Take a name and a number out of your childhood that you'll
>>> remember forever like your first pet and the first phone number
>>> you memorized, scrambled together.
>
> That's pretty much what mine were: first letters and punctuation of
> a well known line from a song or poem. When your brain is hit real hard
> by a sharp rock, they're gone.
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