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Passwords are everywhere, they are the first shields that protect your digital life.
We provide you with easy to follow recommendations to select strong passwords and good practices to manage them.
Malicious people may try all possible combinations up to a certain length and/or common passwords.
Being unpredictable is a must.
In case one service, or just its related password, is compromised, the other services you are using will remain protected.
Your data might be well secured on the website but it is sometimes just a question of time before one get access to them.
With such protection, crucial for sensitive service (e.g. banking), obtaining your password will not be enough to access the service.