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It's (Still) the Password, Stupid!
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REISEN1955
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REISEN1955,
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8/12/2019 | 2:15:31 PM
Re: State Farm ran into the same problem
My password rules - unique and easy to remember, right?  Well all of us have hobbies, unique interests that we never forget.   

Let us say you like Model T fords - you have a ton of instant syntax years at your hand right now.  The T was introduced in year 1908

We can combine facts here with data to make very very good passwords.  How about: M0del_T*L908

You can follow up years to 1927, end of production.    These rules make for an endless and very good string of data to combine easy and not hard to forget.  Oh, then there is the Model A Ford too.    

My 2 cents.
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LukeHooper,
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8/11/2019 | 7:04:50 AM
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tdsan
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tdsan,
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8/10/2019 | 4:51:32 PM
State Farm ran into the same problem
https://www.darkreading.com/endpoint/state-farm-reports-credential-stuffing-attack/d/d-id/1335487#msgs

In a dark reading post, State Farm had a problem with users using passwords that they used before and the actors pulled information from breached sites to assess the already known login.

I mentioned that if we added 1 character, 1 upper and 1 lowercase letter, 1 number and incorporate in the mix MFA/2FA to the equation, we could increase the potential by:
  • (72 x 10)^14th power and add a 6digit code to the equation

I am with you, it is not rocket science, it is something we need to utilize on a regular basis.

T


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