If your passwords are less than 8 characters long, change them right now: Study

Are your accounts protected with an appropriate password? Originally appearing in CNBC, short passwords can be cracked in seconds. In a study from cybersecurity firm Hive Systems, a password that is 18 characters with a mixture of numbers, symbols, and upper and lowercase letters can take over 400 trillion years for the typical hacker to crack.

 

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