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FEBRUARY 22, 2007 | In the end, it's all a big guessing game. You create passwords to protect your systems; hackers try to guess the password you created.

It's a game that's going on all the time. As we reported last week, researchers at the University of Maryland recently completed a study in which four live Linux servers were set out as bait to see how often they would be attacked. The study racked up 269,262 attempts in a 24-day period.
 

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