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How to Create a 'super Password'

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Say goodbye to those wimpy, eight-letter passwords.

The 12-character era of online security is upon us, according to a report published this week by the Georgia Institute of Technology.

The researchers used clusters of graphics cards to crack eight-character passwords in less than two hours.

But when the researchers applied that same processing power to 12-character passwords, they found it would take 17,134 years to make them snap.

From CNN
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Tushar Gaikwad

Using a mix of letters, numbers and special characters will also make the password more complex, but then, it still needs to be longer than 8 characters!

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