Dumpster Diver’s dream – Yellow Post-it Notes

According to a study released by Nucleus Research and KnowledgeStorm, 1 in 3 users write their passwords down.

This of course opens a method to have that password disclosed accidentally. Give your uses some good tips on how to create good passwords that they can remember, and not need to write down!

Now why the yellow Post-it Note? Well, what is convenient, small, and easily posted somewhere? You guessed it. Guess what is also the first thing I look for on a dumpster diving expedition? Post-it Note Gold!

– Larry

Larry Pesce

Larry’s core specialties include hardware and wireless hacking, architectural review, and traditional pentesting. He also regularly gives talks at DEF CON, ShmooCon, DerbyCon, and various BSides. Larry holds the GAWN, GCISP, GCIH, GCFA, and ITIL certifications, and has been a certified instructor with SANS for 5 years, where he trains the industry in advanced wireless and Industrial Control Systems (ICS) hacking. Larry’s independent research for the show has led to interviews with the New York Times with MythBusters’ Adam Savage, hacking internet-connected marital aids on stage at DEFCON, and having his RFID implant cloned on stage at Shmoocon. Larry is also a Principal Instructor and Course Author for the SANS Institute for SEC617: Wireless Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking and SEC556: IoT Penetration Testing. When not hard at work, Larry enjoys long walks on the beach weighed down by his ham radio, (DE KB1TNF), and thinking of ways to survive the impending zombie apocalypse.

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