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    Microsoft researchers: Use simple passwords for most of your accounts


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    There's nothing wrong with using the same simple password for benign sites.
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    My favorite bit; "It appears that users are given the advice that is most easily given, rather than the advice that would have greatest impact."

    (Regarding "A1: Passwords should be random and strong; and A2: Passwords should not be re-used across accounts.")

    Thanks DHS/CERT etc.!

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    "The problem with password management applications or services is that they introduce a single point of failure"

    I thought that was the user?!

    cheers, Paul

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