Regular change of passwords keeps sneaky crackers guessing

Monday, 22 November 2004, 1:49 AM EST

I'm starting a new tradition this Thanksgiving that I hope will enable me to give thanks each year that my personal information is secure: I'm changing all of my passwords, and you should, too.

Although the chance that someone will steal my passwords is relatively remote, it's not out of the question. Nefarious individuals are capable of tapping into data networks, or worse, someone could steal my laptop or Palm organizer.

By Jeff Carlson at The Seattle Times.

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