Passwords That Are Easy To Remember But Impossible To Guess

Nice and secure. For most people, changing passwords is little bit of a pain in the ass. One of the main reasons for this is that so many people have their favorite passwords, and a fear of not being able to remember the new ones. System administrators always suggest using passwords that will be difficult to guess, which inherently, of course, makes them harder to remember. Additionally, it is a good idea to mix both numbers and letters, and use symbols as well, since by doing so it means there are significantly more combinations that a brute force attack has to go through in order to discover the password.

To help with that,

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EasyWP WordPress Installer – Cause There Ain’t No Such Thing As “Too Easy”

Easy Street here we come!Let’s face it… generally speaking, installing WordPress is not exactly an arduous task. It’s designed to be relatively easy, allowing pretty much anyone to set up a blog of their own, regardless of their technical expertise. For the most part, WordPress succeeds at this. However,

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Google Updates List Of Third-Party Ad Providers

Well, that was quick. For those of you not using my Free Google Third-Party Ad Providers Widget, which automatically updates whenever Google changes their list of third-party ad providers, it’s time to update your privacy policies once again.

If you are already using the widget,

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AdSense Customer Service On New Feeds Question: Look It Up Yourself!

No helping allowed! Recently Feedburner announced that they were integrating AdSense into the feeds. Great idea, but one thing they did not cover, nor could I find when searching AdSense help, was whether or not this would conflict with AdSense TOS if someone happened to be running another contextual advertising program on their site, and the feed happened to display ads that would cause a violation

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If Googleplex Employees Don’t Understand The Webmaster Guidelines, How Can They Expect Webmasters To Adhere To Them?

Nancy Drew, we need you! Last month, in one of my posts, I had decided to include a few images to see how well they might rank for their keyphrases. I had never targeted any of the image searches, and due to one of the topics of the post it seemed like a good opportunity to do so. When I went to check later to see if the images happened to be indexed yet, they weren’t. It had only been a couple of days, and I really didn’t expect them to be there yet, so that was really no surprise. What did surprise me, however,

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Googlebot Creates Pages Instead of Simply Indexing Them: New FORM Crawling Algo Goes Bad

Last month Google revealed a new crawling method that they were testing out, whereby they were filling out forms on sites that they came across, in order to help facilitate the discovery of new pages. Matt Cutts discussed it here last month. I had noticed the phenomena

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With Only 14 Accident Free Days At Google, Should Google Health Come With A Warning?

Google Factory: 14 accident free days. For now.Often times in factories around the country, looking up on the wall you can see a chalkboard or a sign boasting of how many consecutive “accident free” days those on the job have enjoyed. These are placed there as a form of encouragement for workers to be careful, to encourage healthy competition between departments, and are often coupled with a sense of pride and accomplishment as the number in the display rises day after day. If and when an accident occurs, that day the number is reset back to zero.

Were the Google Factory to have such a sign on it’s services

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You MUST Charge Matt Cutts For Linking To Him

No, seriously folks. Links have value. If they didn’t have value, then Google wouldn’t care about people buying and selling them. Since they have value, we must avoid even the appearance of impropriety. Not only is it what he wants… it’s Google policy. And even if it weren’t Google policy,

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Sitelinks at #60 – A Warning Shot From Google

Last Thursday Barry Schwartz (Rustybrick) reported over at SERoundtable about a discussion going on in a Google Groups thread, having to do with a webmaster who had dropped 6 pages from the #1 spot, but was still seeing sitelinks when he did get to his listing. Barry said that he did not see the listings for himself, and was wondering why no one else could see them (he knew they were real due to a screenshot the webmaster took here).

The answer to Barry’s question is that

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