The Secret Password Is...

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Apr 20, 2013 6:42 AM EDT
Linux Journal; By Shawn Powers
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If your password is as easy as 123, we need to talk. The first password I ever remember using when I started in system administration was ".redruM" (no quotes). It was by far the craftiest, most-impossible-to-guess password ever conceived by a sentient being. Sadly, a mere 17 years later (wow, it's been a long time!) that password probably could be brute-force compromised in ten minutes—with a cell phone.

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