We're stuck with passwords: Here's how to make them work better for you

We're stuck with passwords: Here's how to make them work better for you

We can't avoid them and it is increasingly becoming more important to make them work well for you, so here are two articles that claim to do just that:

How to make passwords work better for you (or alternatively, everything you needed to know about passwords but were afraid to ask):

zdnet.com/article/everythin...

I fully agree with the author's complaint about websites not telling you beforehand what their password requirements are. I've lost count of the times when I've made up a great and very secure password, only to be forced to downgrade it (reducing the range of characters and/or password length) to meet the site's password rules...

Also from ZDnet, how to secure your computer and online accounts in 10 simple steps:

zdnet.com/pictures/simple-s...

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Neil

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