We all know some horrible software application, some horrible website where this password policy is enforced. ＹＯＵＲ ＰＡＳＳＷＯＲＤ ＭＵＳＴ ＣＯＮＴＡＩＮ Ａ ＤＹＩＮＧ ＷＯＭＡＮ＇Ｓ ＬＡＳＴ ＢＲＥＡＴＨ， ＴＨＲＥＥ ＭＹＳＴＩＣ ＲＵＮＥＳ， ＡＮＤ ＴＨＥ ＳＥＣＲＥＴ ＮＡＭＥ ＯＦ ＧＯＤ — ugh, alchemy jokes (@tehaveragejoel) August 13, 2014 Death to stupid password policies.
An excellent TEDx talk by Lorrie Faith Cranor 1)Lorrie Faith Cranor’s website on passwords used by users. It’s a combination of some of her previous research into passwords used by users. Cited research: Correct horse battery staple: Exploring the usability of system-assigned passphrases 2)Shay, Patrick Kelley, Komanduri, Mazurek, Ur, Vidas et al References [ + ] […]
From Joy of Tech comic strip. I’m not exactly sure “password” was ever a good password. I think it was more a case of the majority of people choosing not to exploit bad passwords.