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Cyber security

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  • Do not use a dictionary word as your password.

    Why not? Here is why.

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    Do not use your name as your password.  Why not?  Some people may know your name.

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    The file rockyou.txt is a well know collection of passwords.  The description is here;

    https://www.kaggle.com/wjburns/common-password-list-rockyoutxt

    Look for your password in the rockyou.txt file.  If you find your password in this file you should seriously consider a better method of picking your passwords. 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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