Protect Your Password: Keep It Complex Most computer users now have 6 to 8 passwords — and many users have 15 or more to remember. All these passwords add up to more than just confusion, a computer security expert says.
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Protect Your Password: Keep It Complex

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Protect Your Password: Keep It Complex

Protect Your Password: Keep It Complex

Protect Your Password: Keep It Complex

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An average computer user has six to eight passwords. A third have more than 15 of them. iStock hide caption

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An average computer user has six to eight passwords. A third have more than 15 of them.

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