FBI Recommends Passphrases Over Password Complexity

examples of passwords vs. passphrasesHarder to crack, easier to remember.

By Rick Richardson

For more than a decade, security experts have had discussions about what’s the best way of choosing passwords for online accounts.

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There’s one camp that argues for password complexity by adding numbers, uppercase letters and special characters, and then there’s the other camp, arguing for password length by making passwords longer.