Choosing passwords

Monday, 1 January 2007, 3:22 PM EST

Among the best security practices that everyone should adopt, choosing strong passwords is at the top of the list. If you're reading this, then you have access to the Internet. You likely have accounts on various web sites. You might even be doing some on-line banking. All of these systems, systems not under your control, store your password somewhere. Should someone get their hands on that password file, it's not at all difficult to crack some of the passwords in that file.

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