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Why do i have to keep changing my password every couple months

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by dude34, Jul 30, 2014.

  1. dude34

    dude34 Newbie

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    Why does blackhat make me change my password every couple months. I can't remember my password because i have to keep getting it changed.

    Can u disable this feature for me.
     
  2. sashablack

    sashablack Elite Member

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    This is done for security reasons :)
     
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  3. Asif WILSON Khan

    Asif WILSON Khan Executive VIP Premium Member

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    Should a Mod bring you round a cup of coffee too?
     
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    OldSalt Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I absolutely could make it so that you wouldn't have to ever change your password on here again, but you probably wouldn't appreciate my method. :)

    All kidding aside, the reason is simple, security. There are several ways to remember your changing password, one of which is to use a password with an incrementing series... aka... something like your actual initials followed by a 4 digit number and a 'bang' (Unix users know I mean an exclamation point). Then you increment the numbers and possibly the special charactor.

    So... Initially it could be MGJ2525! And the next one could be MGJ3636!

    I have many deviations of several base passwords that I use.

    OS

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  5. dude34

    dude34 Newbie

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    is this forum full of hackers? Is that why it's called Blackhat? Because they are like spies who wear black hats?
     
  6. proxygo

    proxygo Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    because im after an account with 22 posts
     
  7. Asif WILSON Khan

    Asif WILSON Khan Executive VIP Premium Member

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    Yes, that is the reason but unfortunately dude33 was assassinated for asking silly questions.
     
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    jazzc Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    MFnza3p.jpg

    Do you want fries with that?
     
  9. Aluminium

    Aluminium Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Passwords are like assholes, everybody has one and they're all shitty.

    If only you could switch out assholes like passwords...