On Computers: How to fortify your password defenses

We might as well be up-front about this. Every password is crackable. And hacking them is the No. 1 way the bad guys break into our computers, phones and tablets.
These thieves download programs off the Internet that automatically run combinations of numbers and letters until they find your combination. Many can run 6.4 million passwords per second. It’s called a “brute force” attack.
About the only thing we can do is make it as hard as possible for them. But hard in the password world is […]

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