Written by Sam McGeown on 4/2/2011
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I can’t plead ignorance: I should know better! For years I have preached to users about the importance of strong passwords, regular password changes and non-proliferation of the same password, yet I’ve fallen foul of 2 of my own rules. My password is strong - 13 characters, random alpha-numeric, upper and lower case and including special characters - but has been re-used in a few places, and hasn’t been changed in a (long) while.