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Password Security

More and more people store important data online nowadays, but often they don’t pay enough attention to security. Shift shows you how to create a good password.

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Password-thieves have easy pickings - though it may be hard to believe, "123456”, "password” and "welcome” are still perennial password favorites. But creating a secure password really isn’t all that difficult. To protect your data, your password should: have at least ten characters; include both capital and lower-case letters; and include numbers and special characters. That way, your password will be next to impossible to crack using standard software.

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