FBI recommends passphrases over password complexity

From zdnet.com

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For more than a decade now, security experts have had discussions about what’s the best way of choosing passwords for online accounts.

There’s one camp that argues for password complexity by adding numbers, uppercase letters, and special characters, and then there’s the other camp, arguing for password length by making passwords longer.

This week, in its weekly tech advice column known as Tech Tuesday, the FBI Portland office positioned itself on the side of longer passwords.

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