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Weighing the hassle of a password program against the convenience

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Posted: Tuesday, June 18, 2013 12:01 am

There are two ways to handle passwords. You can either use the same password for all the websites you visit or you can generate bullet-proof ones like noah436jduri8k0. The first way is not recommended for obvious reasons. Once a hacker realizes that you're using the same password for everything from your bank's website to your sign-on to the online barber college you're enrolled in, your privacy will, sooner or later, be as secure as running around with a sandwich board that says, "Hack me - my password is 1234." The second way is far more secure if you have a photographic memory.

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