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Avoid your msn password from being stolen Answered

If you have msn and you are worried about someone stealing your password, do the following things: >Don't give out your alternate email or its password >Don't give out your hotmail password (Duh) >Try not to let too many people know that you have a hotmail account >NEVER tick remember me on this computer when signing in >NEVER tick remember my password EVER (that's how most passwords get stolen) If you do happen to have your password stolen, send the hotmail administration email requesting your password.

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11010010110
11010010110

12 years ago

a strong password is needed if you want to be safe. mix some random letters / nums / symbols. brute force utilities (application that tries automatically series of easy to guess passwords) are very powerless against good randomized password i keep my passwords in txt files on my box. unless some1 breaks into it i should be safe. i run linux without any deamons open to the world and dont execute random stuff from the inet

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jchar77
jchar77

Reply 12 years ago

yeah, I mixed loads of non-alphamunerical characters into my password, and yet it still cracked it

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11010010110
11010010110

Reply 12 years ago

did it ? some1 might just pick it up somewhere from cookies or keylogger

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jchar77
jchar77

Reply 12 years ago

Yeah, that Depends on whether they have access to your computer and account

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gmjhowe
gmjhowe

12 years ago

You don't have to worry about the remember this password too much - as long as its your own computer, and as long as you have a strong log in password.

It also helps to use a more secure OS, like Linux, or Leopard.

(all good OS's begin with L)

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whatsisface
whatsisface

Reply 12 years ago

So Snow Leopard is going to suck? :-P

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gmjhowe
gmjhowe

Reply 12 years ago

The L rule only applies to the current state.. snow leopard is gonna be good, but evolutionary, instead of revolutionary.

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whatsisface
whatsisface

Reply 12 years ago

I'm going to see what it turns out like, then make the leap when i have the money.

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bumpus
bumpus

Reply 12 years ago

Snow Leopard? :O

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whatsisface
whatsisface

Reply 12 years ago

That's the new version of OSX :D

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bumpus
bumpus

Reply 12 years ago

:O

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jchar77
jchar77

Reply 12 years ago

I had the strongest Password ever and the program that I used (for free) Took two seconds. The password was *-+x5&*-+x5&

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gmjhowe
gmjhowe

Reply 12 years ago

Thats not very strong actually.. the fact that its repeated means that it only had to crack the first half.. you have too many symbols..

a secure pass word is more like this..

Flimfogger23%

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Derin
Derin

Reply 12 years ago

I want Gates to rename Windows to Lindows.

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gmjhowe
gmjhowe

Reply 12 years ago

LNO

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jchar77
jchar77

Reply 12 years ago

Lknopix? Maybe

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killerjackalope
killerjackalope

Reply 12 years ago

You seen the new apple ad? Mac keeps trying to say the V word...

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11010010110
11010010110

Reply 12 years ago

this one ?

mac2.png
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gmjhowe
gmjhowe

Reply 12 years ago

*goes and looks*