And even by the help of tradition the only thing that could be proven was that none of the five had seen daylight for thirty-five years: how much longer this privation has lasted was not guessable
. The king and the queen knew nothing about these poor creatures, except that they were heirlooms, assets inherited, along with the throne, from the former firm.
Despite the huge amount of user training about the importance of strong unique passwords, Rapid7 penetration testers were able to crack 60% of passwords by trying known defaults, variations of the word "password", the current season and year, and easily guessable
Persistent attackers, including those executing targeted ransomware like SamSam, take the time they need to breach a system by finding poorly chosen, guessable
passwords on remotely assessible systems (RDP, VNC, VPN, etc.), establish a foothold and quietly move around until the damage is done," said Wisniewski.
Another precaution most consumers fail to take is to use an entirely new and totally different password for their real estate transactions, one that's not easily guessable
Cybersecurity experts advise against using the same password or guessable
variations of one password for multiple accounts and devices.
The American President's name, 'donald,' took the 23rd spot, while the expected array of easily guessable
passwords like '123456789', '12345', 'qwerty' and more were also on the top 10 list.
An enormous surprise meant to arrive more than two-thirds of the way through the book was guessable
even by me - a terrible guesser - almost from the start.
(http://securitymusings.com/article/3732/the-math-behind-passwords) Mathematics tells us that a longer password is less guessable
than a shorter password.
The SIR also noted that weak and guessable
passwords, as well as poor password management, were also culprits in spreading malware.
"Making minor modifications to an easily guessable
password does not make it secure, and hackers will take advantage of these tendencies," said Morgan Slain, CEO of SplashData.