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We use passwords for many number of accounts we maintain for various networking sites, emails, social sites etc.
Why is there such an emphasis on strong passwords?
My understanding is that brute force or dictionary attacks are only possible when the attacker can test a large number of passwords in a reasonable amount of time. Modern Unix systems do not expose the encrypted passwords and have limits on how many passwords can be attempted so how can a weak password be exploited?
There are reports circulating related to the security of users’ Pandora passwords. It’s not a password leak or an attack, however, but there’s concern that passwords aren’t being well secured on users’ computers.
Can you remember all the passwords, especially where youve one foreign key, one number, one alphabet and has minimum of 8 characters? Or do you have one password for all the sites? Can you still remember all of them when youre forced to change password every 1 or 3 months and you cant use the same password that youve used in last 10 times?
Security is one of the major buzz words right now as it should be. When it comes to passwords, if you’re like me, you have a bunch of different logins for various sites on top of account numbers for various credit cards and other accounts. Wouldn’t it be great to have a safe place to store all of them?
I have been trying to connect my Ubuntu server to a windows client, I think I may at some time during the set-up, set client passwords, but have no record of them.
Can I clear any set passwords off the server and start again?
I'm running a PPTP server on a ubuntu VPS, which has around 20 users . currently we use passwords like this "bi9_Knh78A#" . is this considered safe ? What's the best method to choose passwords ?
How secure is PPTP VPN when passwords are very strong ? any tip to increase security ?