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]

4 responses to “Security Considerations When Naming Children and Pets”

  1. Adam Lilly says:

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

  2. Aaron Street says:

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

  3. Adam Lilly says:

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

  4. Catherine Tucker says:

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

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