Changes between Version 13 and Version 14 of FrequentlyAskedQuestions


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    4343This may not be so frequent an error, but can arise when the experiment deliberately brings an interface down without bringing it back up prior to swap out.  Try scheduling the link back up before the end of experiment.
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     45== Your site claims that my new password is in the dictionary.  I checked the Oxford English Dictionary and 'qwerty1234' is not in it. ==
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     47We check passwords against a fairly complete dictionary of known passwords, some of which were captured in the wild.  For example, the [http://arstechnica.com/security/2010/01/32-million-passwords-show-most-users-careless-about-security/ RockYou hack] ended up revealing the unencrypted passwords for 32 million people (and about 14 million unique passwords).  Since that is one of the goto lists for the bad guys, we use it too.  This means that a lot of passwords that seem clever and obscure fail our test because someone else thought up the same thing.