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MS honeypot research sheds light on brute-force hacks.
An idiot's guide to stronger passwords.
Microsoft's honeypot-based research has highlighted common password mistakes, as well as shedding light on automated hacking techniques.
Attack data collected from an FTP-server honeypot revealed that most attacks attempted to log into administrator accounts (Administrator and the French equivalent Administrateur were by far the two most commonly attacked userIDs) using dictionary-based attacks
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