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How long should a password be?

Question asked by: mrquestion

Asked on: 06 Jan 2010

Many websites have limits on how long a password should be and typically this is something in the region of 8 - 12 letters.

If there is no limit given, then in any case this is a good idea. You don't want it to be too short as it is easy to crack a password of just a few letters, however with a longer one it is a lot harder.

By: knowitall
Replied at: 06 Jan 2010
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