Security Considerations When Naming Children and Pets


4-Step Computer Security Upgrade

Learn to encrypt your files, secure your computer when using public Wi-Fi, enable two-factor authentication, and use good passwords.

Given the popularity of security questions like What was the name of your first pet?, it probably makes sense to observe the same best practices for passwords when naming pets — and probably children, just to be safe. In other words, their names should be at least 8 digits, and contain at least one number and one capital letter or symbol. [via Boing Boing]


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  • ~~7_o3Y~~ will be glad to know the shame on her tag is not in vain.

  • I assume —in Leet — that her name is pronounced Zoey?

  • Yeah, but I suppose I’ll be changing it every 2 months now.

  • Catherine Tucker

    Thanks. I have renamed the cat #H0BB3$#.