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Submission + - Bad grammar make good password, research say

An anonymous reader writes: NewScientist reports, "Along with birthdays, names of pets and ascending number sequences, add one more thing to the list of password no-nos: good grammar..." Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University seem to have developed a password cracking algorithm that targets grammatically correct passwords. Can bad grammar really make your password secure? This topic received attention in the media in UK and India recently...
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Bad grammar make good password, research say

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