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Simply upper-casing your password can frustrate a hacker's attempts

by Bill - 2009-01-01 - in education/technology/computers

via How simply upper-casing your password can frustrate a hackers attempts at breaking into your account.

A six-letter password in lower-case text takes a hacker's computer just ten minutes to crack, according to statistics collated by Bloomberg Businessweek. But make those letters upper-case and it takes ten hours for it to randomly work out your password.


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