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RE: How to avoid the '500 worst passwords of all time'
30 passwords? 50 passwords? monthly changes? Independently from my different 'identities/user names' (yahoo!, google, msn, work, ...), I have only 3 different passwords. The 1st one is 'private-private': personal email, amazon, paypal, banks. The 2nd one is 'private-professional': it is used on my company's network, and can be reset by the network administrator. Le last one is 'default public password', very useful for all these sites where subscription is mandatory. I woudl give the 3rd one to everybody close to me, from my children to my assistant. The second one does not need to be given to anybody, as it can be reset. The 1st one is written down on a piece of paper, sealed in an envelop, to be open after I am dead ...
Posted by pgrondier
30th Jul 2009