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Re: [suse-security] password memory



On Monday 31 July 2006 16:42, suse@xxxxxx wrote:

>  forcing people to keep changing
> passwords has one single effect: People will write them down.

I was hoping someone would point that out.  

One longer (unchanging) password (more than ten characters) is harder to guess 
than a monthly changing short one, which EVERY user changes via an easily
discernable pattern.


http://www.rsasecurity.com/press_release.asp?doc_id=6095
http://www.cerias.purdue.edu/weblogs/spaf/general/post-30/
http://it.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=05/09/27/1935210&from=rss


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