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Why Passphrases Are Still Better than Passwords & Fingerprints

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Remember the days when you set “password” as your password? Many still use such insanely insecure methods, but even the humble Password has evolved. We now use Passcodes or Passphrases wherever we go. They unlock your online banking, games accounts, and devices. But to some, even these have been rendered superfluous, replaced by supposedly-superior validation practices. Here’s why you should stick with passcodes and passphrases. What Are Passcodes? Most of us use passcodes or passphrases for our smartphones, emails, and other apps and services: they’re simply a string of characters and digits, typically longer than a password. So if your...

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