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Password breaker successfully tackles 55 character sequences | ZDNet

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Summary: In a time where businesses and individuals are using longer passwords to protect their accounts, we're reminded how quickly cybercrime is evolving. We are admittedly often lax when it comes to choosing difficult-to-guess passwords, and we forget to change them on a regular basis. Rather than trying to remember complex sets of words and numbers, a worryingly high number of us use very simple phrases to protect accounts ranging from email to social media and those used to access corporate systems.In a survey last year, security software developer Splashdata found that the most common passwords used in 2012 included "qwerty," "12345678"

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02 Sep
RSA Conference @RSAConference
#Password breaker successfully tackles 55 character sequences - via @zdnet http://t.co/5pKgXBKE5G
02 Sep
NCX Group @ncxgroup
Choosing a difficult password might not be enough to protect your business #netsec - http://t.co/QqgXbZdvnh
27 Aug
Cyber Informer @cybfor
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27 Aug
Marble Security @Ironkey
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27 Aug
BrianHonan @BrianHonan
RT @Security_FAQs: Still using "Password1"? > Password breaker successfully tackles 55 character sequences http://t.co/zP8PIHwO83
27 Aug
Lee @Security_FAQs
Still using "Password1"? > Password breaker successfully tackles 55 character sequences http://t.co/zP8PIHwO83