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Re: [opensuse] Coordinated, distributed ssh attacks?
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 04 Oct 2009 22:09:28 -0400
  • Message-id: <4AC95558.3040104@xxxxxxxxxx>
Per Jessen wrote:
Not so totally insanely simple, not any more. I had a machine
compromised about two years ago - the password for the account was a
common English word, 7 characters with one vowel substituted by a '0'.



Many years ago, when I was working at IBM, they suggested combining 2
short words with a number, such as "out2lunch". ;-)

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