Anti-hacking tip #1

Here’s how not to get hacked by script kiddies. Many “hackers” are actually password guessers. I mean that’s the easiest way to gain access to a system. Unless you got a password that goes something like “cxz75v78zv”. I happen to know that’s forum admin password was once “passwordns”. Weak passwords will eventually lead to holes and the destruction of the entire system if the hacker is good.

I love this notice. You don’t know how easy it is to guess someone’s password or to gain access to a system that has no password because someone forgot to set it. It’s like buying an expensive lock and leaving the key on it.

So change your password today! But not when you are drunk. Read “Don’t drink and change your passwordContinue reading