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How to tell if your password has been stolen.

Thanks to our friends at PCWorld for this article. Coming up with a strong password and storing it in a password manager just isn’t good enough these days.  You need to know if and when your password was stolen in a password breach, so you can act quickly enough to change that password before your personal information is potentially compromised. Here’s how. It’s been some time since the massive Collections breaches of 2019 leaked literally billions of email addresses and passwords to the web, putting the security of those accounts at risk. The problem users faced at the time was a

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Everything You Know About Passwords Is Wrong

Thanks to our friends at Fast Company for this article: If you’re like most sophisticated Internet aficionados, you probably have a very clear idea of what a good password is, and have had to follow the formula to create one over and over again. And, admit it: You probably have just a handful that you re-use across all the websites you visit. You can recite “good” password rules by heart: eight or more characters comprising a mix of upper- and lower-case letters, numbers, and punctuation, and omitting the use of any words found in dictionaries, including substitutions (such as @

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