SSH hacked?

Kent Borg kentborg at
Tue Jan 13 17:34:11 UTC 2009

Knapp wrote:
> I have often wondered how many people use the same name and password
> on something like slashdot as there home or work computers or other
> sign ins?

Gigantic.  I bet that access to plaintext of slashdot passwords could
get one into lots of bank accounts. 

Don't have access to slashdot innards?  Set up a web site that offers
some free deal that isn't *too* good to be true.  Maybe make it
financial-ish.  Require a sign up.  Collect user names and passwords. 
Find out which ones open doors to banks, brokerage accounts, etc. 

Reusing passwords is dangerous.  And nearly everyone does it.


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