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Password security is poor

For the record, I recall writing a post nearly 2 years ago about this topic: https://community.virginmedia.com/t5/Forum-Archive/Password-security/m-p/3902838#M2140843

Apparently Virgin have not done anything about this. Rather bafflingly, this forum seems to have a different password setup and is much more secure than the main Virgin Media account - it allowed me to have a password of length 20.

As a side note, NIST suggests that allowing longer passwords is more important than having more complex passwords: https://auth0.com/blog/dont-pass-on-the-new-nist-password-guidelines/

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Re: Password security is poor

L0ng-compl3x_p4ssword5~are.b35T^are*4way5=best. Where possible I always use at least 24 bytes.


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