Open Sesame – Your Passwords
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In a Nutshell
When a Web site or service asks you to create a password, it’s tempting to use something that’s easy to remember and type, like password or baseball, or reuse a password you’ve used on dozens of other sites. But with hacking and password theft on the rise, that’s risky behavior.
A sound password strategy gives you a combination of security (passwords that are sufficiently complex to resist guessing by humans or computers) and ease of use (not having to remember and constantly type many long strings of random gibberish).