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You’ve Been Misled About What Makes a Good Password

by Tom Simonite

Common advice on how to make a strong password is misleading, according to a new study of password-guessing techniques.

“Password must include upper and lowercase letters, and at least one numeric character.” A common scold dished out by websites or software when you open an account or change a password—and one that new research suggests is misleading.

Read more on technologyreview.com.

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