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Cyber security

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  • Do not use a dictionary word as your password.

    Why not? Here is why.






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


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

    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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