Non obvious Passwords Can Save a Lot of Grief

That may look like a confusing jumble of letters and numbers. And it is. But that's why it holds the promise of better computer security for you. That's because it is a secure password. Unlike a word, a name or a date, that jumble would be hard for a hacker to crack even using software to speed up the guessing process.

A good password is one of the most important security devices for your computer. And what a deal. It's free and doesn't need to be plugged in or configured.

But most passwords are ridiculously easy to guess. It is too bad passwords don't come with a manual. Falls Church News-Press - Non-obvious Passwords Can Save a Lot of Grief

Linked by shanmuga Friday, 22nd September 2006 1:19AM