Now THIS is how to have secure passwords!


Someone sent the following to me as an example of how to ensure secure passwords

Microsoft claims this message is an error.  However, I think we all can see this is simply a form of extreme password security of the sort I wrote about in this post.


Posted by Jim Horning
on Tuesday, October 24, 2006 at 02:36 PM

Hope you mirrored a copy of the page, because it is no longer available from the Microsoft website.

What did it say?

Jim H.

Posted by FrozenKiwi
on Tuesday, October 24, 2006 at 04:18 PM

that page is working fine for me

Posted by
on Wednesday, October 25, 2006 at 10:17 AM

<strong>Xtreme Security</strong>

Che ne direste di un messaggio che recita:
Your Password Must Be at Least 18770 Characters and Cannot Repeat Any of Your Previous 30689 Passwords
Secondo Microsoft e’ un errore. Secondo spaf una forma estrema di sicurezza.

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on Thursday, October 26, 2006 at 05:25 AM

[...] Over on the CERIAS blogs, I note this posting. Now that’s what I call a secure password policy! Not too sure about the user-friendliness of the whole scheme, but hey, if security was easy we’d all be doing it. [...]

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