Everybody knows the rules to writing a password: you have to use upper and lowercase letters, a number or two, and preferably a symbol, if you want to be really secure. That rule came from a man named Bill Burr, and in 2017, he took it all back. That's not the way to make a secure password, he says. In fact, it's led most of us to make our passwords even easier to crack.
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Written by Ashley Hamer August 10, 2017
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