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A new research report shows that the passwords used by the average computer user are so weak that it would take a hacker just 17 minutes to break into 1000 accounts. In a survey of one network the top password in use was ‘123456’, chosen by over 290,000 users. Second most popular? ‘12345’. So how strong are your passwords and what are the best tips for generating them? (more…)

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