Internet standards expert John Pozadzides just posted a very interesting blog post on hacking passwords.
It's an old cliche about passwords: that many of them are just the word "password" or "12345." But as Mr. Pozadzides points out, hackers have the numbers on their side when they target weak passwords like that. In this post, he ponders how he would hack the passwords of his readers:
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