So many passwords, so little memory
On an average day I need to remember umpteen different chunks of otherwise useless information. I turn on my mobile phone - it needs a password. I get to work and my computer needs a password. At a former job, my computer needed two passwords, one of which had to be changed every month and could not have any characters in common with the previous month's password.
Like many people in Britain, I have two bank accounts. One needs a five-digit number and a password; the other a six-digit number and a memorable place name. I have an online savings account that needs a different password from the password for my bank account.
At the Telegraph.
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