Saturday, March 01, 2014
The key to choosing a secure password
The problem with passwords can usually be summed up in three words: simplicity, memory and reuse. People tend to choose less secure passwords since they’re easier to remember, and this is often compounded by the habit of reusing the same insecure password for every site and service. Without doubt, this is seriously concerning. Sometimes, however, an unorthodox password problem hits you from left-field and leaves you reeling, which is exactly what happened to PC Pro reader Roger P when he purchased a new MacBook Pro with Retina display from his local Apple Store.