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Worst Sports-Related Passwords
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Dr.T
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3/24/2015 | 1:20:49 PM
Re: Fault in the Coding
Certain sites are doing that but when it comes toe social media platforms, they can not really afford enforcing strong password policy, so username/password ins the solution, is the problem.
Dr.T
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3/24/2015 | 1:18:56 PM
Strong Sport passwords
 

From passwords you can even identify user's gender. At least they are at least 6 characters. :--)) Seriously username/password combination is the vulnerability by itself, we need to find out a way to get rid of utilization of it. Like Yahoo did recently, may be send a temporary password to the user, that is way better than a username/password pair.
Sara Peters
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3/24/2015 | 12:34:31 PM
Re: too many 6 char passwords
@prospectoreza  "With so many 6 char passwords on the list, how can we even begin to blame users?" I completely agree! And the fact that the 10-letter word "basketball" is NOT on the list makes me wonder if it's more common to set a MAX character limit of eight, instead of a minimum character limit of eight.
Thomas Claburn
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3/24/2015 | 11:50:56 AM
Re: Fault in the Coding
How does Dashlane compare with 1Password and LastPass?
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3/24/2015 | 10:14:27 AM
Re: too many 6 char passwords
Good to hear someone in IT acknowledging the blame-the-user bias, @prospecttoreza,. Thanks! 
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3/24/2015 | 9:26:22 AM
too many 6 char passwords
With so many 6 char passwords on the list, how can we even begin to blame users? In an organization where IT sets such a low standard, how can they - IT - teach users about security? It is like a blind leading another blind.
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3/23/2015 | 6:46:28 PM
Re: Fault in the Coding
Maybe DASHLANE has a "No Sports" option....
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3/23/2015 | 2:52:13 PM
Fault in the Coding
I wouldn't place the entirety of the fault with the author of the password. If the password isn't rejected and security awareness isn't provided there are many non-technical people that will elect for an easy password due to expediency.

I think the best step towards stronger passwords is in the coding. Enforce password policies that do not allow the user to select a weak password. Until then, it will be difficult to get the masses on board.
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