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How to Create a Strong Password

Are your passwords as strong as they can be? For many users, self-created passwords are not nearly as secure as they should be. Trustwave, a Chicago-based information security firm, recently revealed that a massive security breach compromised nearly 2 million websites and social media accounts in more than 100 countries. In the breach, 1.58 million website login…

New security measures won’t kill passwords anytime soon

With the iPhone 5S and its fingerprint scanner selling well, one is tempted to say that we may soon no longer have to remember a 4-digit PIN or 10-character phrase with which to access your device or apps. But considering the well-publicized weaknesses of biometrics and the tried-and-true nature of passwords, it looks like we’ll be using…