How to Break Software

Here are some tips to help you break software with modest effort and no special tools:

  1. Change your last name to True or, for nihilists, Null
  2. Be Turkish
  3. Move to Norway
  4. Be a horse person
  5. Be born before 1970
  6. Type anything that isn’t a printable ASCII character
  7. Use the wrong printable ASCII character
  8. Practice good password hygiene

Let us know your favorite ways to break software!