What makes a good Password?
by ArticSoft - Wednesday, 13 November 2002.
The first thing to understand, is what makes a bad password. The worst passwords are: password, 111111, fred, master, boss and whatever is the name of your organization/department/unit. Why are they bad? Because they are obvious, easy to guess and just plain stupid.

So what are the good passwords?

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