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Password complexity

It is the developers responsibility to prevent users from choosing easy passsword. The complexity checker has a small list of passwords that were published on CNN. These are the first things that a brute force attack will try and use. The weakest password is the easiest entry point into a system.

Developers should also show users what a good password looks like. Even if the user does not use the recommended password- most of the time he will add some complexity of his own based on the recommendations.

Last edited Jun 21, 2013 at 9:50 AM by ppumkin, version 2


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