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Users Check - Checking if any users have weak passwords

Generally a normal computer can be attacked up to 2 000 times a day, thus you can imagine that servers are even more susceptible to such attacks. This is why it is best to avoid using simple, intuitive passwords.

 

The researchers found the most common password-guessing ploy was to reenter or try variations of the username. Some 43 percent of all password-guessing attempts simply reentered the username. The username followed by "123" was the second most-tried choice. Other common passwords attempted included "123456", "password", "1234", "12345", "passwd", "123", "test" and "1". These findings support the warnings of security experts that a password should never be identical or even related to its associated username.

 

Note: You can change a password of a user, by going to Users > User Manager.

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