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The Importance of Strong Passwords

This may seem like a very simple article to some of you out there but let me tell you in the “real world” this is a HUGE problem! Whenever you login to your email account, online banking account, or social media account you are always having to provide some sort of credentials to verify that you are who you say you are. The credentials that you are required to provide might be a username and password or something else. Most people I have seen use very simple passwords like the name of their dog, cat, fish, bird, or whatever with
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