Berkeley CSUA MOTD:Entry 22545
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2001/9/20 [Computer/SW/Security] UID:22545 Activity:very high
9/20    There was something in the last meeting minutes about running
        crack/ripper on the passwords and emailing people about changing
        thier passwords. Has this been done?
        \_ aye.  in process.
           \_ Any idea when emails will be sent out?
        \_ What's that all about?
        \_ I find this offensive and think logging in should be restricted
           for 24 hours.
           \_ Good, bring it before politburo, and I'm sure they'll be glad
              to hear your case. -dans
           \_ What does enforcing password changes have to do with login time?
           \_ What does enforcing password policy have to do with login time?
              \_ I think you are beginning to see his point.
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