How To Create Passwords That Hackers Hate

If your password can be found in one of these, you might as well not have one, experts say.
The Best Ways to Store Them Too…

Not long after I began writing about cybersecurity, I became a paranoid caricature of my former self. It’s hard to maintain peace of mind when hackers remind me every day, all day, just how easy it is to steal my personal data.

Within weeks, I set up unique, complex passwords for every Web site, enabled two-step authentication for my e-mail accounts, and even covered up my computer’s Web camera with a piece of masking tape — a precaution that invited ridicule from friends and co-workers who suggested it was time to get my head checked.

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By NICOLE PERLROTH  | New York Times