History PlayingWith / ThePassWordIsAlwaysSwordfish

26th May '14 1:05:44 AM MathsAngelicVersion
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* '''Played For Laughs''': Bob switches passwords constantly, but everyone always manages to guess them.
* '''Played For Drama''': The bad passwords are supposed to protect someone's confidential information. Bob's use of obvious passwords shows how little he cares about others' sensitive information.

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* '''Played For Laughs''': Bob switches passwords constantly, but everyone always manages to guess them.
them. Not that it matters anyway, as all his "secret" documents only contain well-known info.
* '''Played For Drama''': Drama''':
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The bad passwords are supposed to protect someone's confidential information. Bob's use of obvious passwords shows how little he cares about others' sensitive information.information.
** Alice accesses Bob's sensitive information and uses it to make his life a nightmare. Bob constantly blames himself for his misfortune because everything could have been avoided if he didn't choose the awful password.
* '''Unparodied''':
** Alice tries "[=ILoveAlice=]", which works. It turns out that Bob's girlfriend is also named Alice.
** Alice accesses Bob's profile and secret documents folder with ease, but finds a folder of recipes whose password she can't guess ansd assumes to be strong... but the password turns out to be "Fido", the name of Bob's dog.
** The password hint says "The password is not 'Bob'". It's true, and the password is actually strong.
25th Jul '13 1:56:19 PM MathsAngelicVersion
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** Bob reads his password aloud while writing it.
18th Jul '13 12:05:00 PM MathsAngelicVersion
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* '''Defied''': Bob understands that choosing a strong password is vital for security and chooses a strong password.

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* '''Defied''': '''Defied''':
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Bob understands that choosing a strong password is vital for security and chooses a strong password.
** Bob's computer can distinguish between weak and strong passwords, and forces Bob to choose a strong
password.
23rd Jun '13 5:07:08 PM TheLyniezian
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** The strenght of Bob's password is never shown or mentioned.

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** The strenght strength of Bob's password is never shown or mentioned.
13th Jun '13 7:28:22 AM MathsAngelicVersion
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** The password is the same as Bob's username.
** Bob writes his HighlyVisiblePassword while Alice is watching.



* '''Zig Zagged''': ???
* '''Averted''': ???
* '''Enforced''': "We have to show that Bo doesn't take security seriously."

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* '''Zig Zagged''': ???
Alice tries "Charlie", which doesn't work. The password reminder says the password is "Charlie1", so Alice tries that, which doesn't work. The actual password is [="CharlieOne=]".
* '''Averted''': ???
'''Averted''':
** Bob has a strong password.
** The strenght of Bob's password is never shown or mentioned.
* '''Enforced''': "We have to show that Bo Bob doesn't take security seriously."



* '''Implied''': Alice managed to hack Bob's computer and tells her hacker friend Daniel that she did it with ease because Bob didn't seem to take security seriously.



%%* '''Reconstructed''': ???

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%%* * '''Reconstructed''': ???But the trap can be disabled with an equally simple password.
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
* '''Played For Laughs''': Bob switches passwords constantly, but everyone always manages to guess them.
* '''Played For Drama''': The bad passwords are supposed to protect someone's confidential information. Bob's use of obvious passwords shows how little he cares about others' sensitive information.



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22nd May '13 10:49:07 AM VPhantom
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* '''Reconstructed''': ???

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22nd May '13 10:14:15 AM BaffleBlend
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* '''Discussed''': ???

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* '''Discussed''': ???"Bob never was good at remembering things... it's probably something real easy."



* '''Deconstructed''': The password's simple for a reason; it activates a trap.
* '''Reconstructed''': ???



%%* '''Deconstructed''': ???
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2nd May '13 8:58:08 AM MathsAngelicVersion
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** The password is "password".

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** The password is "password"."password", "Bob", "qwerty", "123" or something equally obvious.



* '''Downplayed''': ???

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** The password reminder is "2+2=?" and it isn't a distraction.
* '''Downplayed''': ???Bob, who likes his LeetLingo, uses "Ch@rlie" as his password.



** The password hint says [[SuspiciouslySpecificDenial "The password is not 'Bob'"]].



* '''Enforced''': ???

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* '''Enforced''': ???"We have to show that Bo doesn't take security seriously."



* '''Invoked''': ???
* '''Exploited''': ???
* '''Defied''': ???

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* '''Invoked''': ???
After forgetting his passwords dozens of times, Bob is encouraged to choose something easy that he might remember.
* '''Exploited''': ???
Because of his horrible passwords, it's easy to hack Bob's computer and abuse the sensitive information one can find there.
* '''Defied''': ???Bob understands that choosing a strong password is vital for security and chooses a strong password.
4th Apr '13 5:26:53 PM VPhantom
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* '''Inverted''': Alice has to use HollywoodHacking instead.

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* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''':
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Alice has to use HollywoodHacking instead.
4th Apr '13 4:20:31 PM SgtFrog1
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** The password to Bob's computer is very complex and changes every month, so no hacker or thief could ever get inside. Unfortunately, Bob himself can't even get in, since he forgot this month's password.
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