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Now THIS is how to have secure passwords!

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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.

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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 quasi.dot
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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Posted by Ambersail Infosec Roundup » Blog Archive &ra
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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