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Children warned name of first pet should contain 8 characters and a digit

Popular pet names Rover, Cheryl and Kate could be a thing of the past. Banks are now advising parents to think carefully before naming their child’s first pet. For security reasons, the chosen name should have at least eight characters, a capital letter and a digit. It should not be the same as the name of any previous pet, and must never be written down, especially on a collar as that is the first place anyone would look.

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Posted: Jun 8th, 2012
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Mothers’ maiden names to be made more complicated in security clampdown

Women’s surnames should in future contain at least eight characters, including at least two numbers. But Dr Helen W00psy-diddly-d@ndy! says that may not be enough and is proposing that all women’s pre-marital surnames have further complexity with use of shift and alt keys, and possibly even Cyrillic characters.

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Posted: Sep 11th, 2011
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