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Posted 09 May 2017 - 05:31 PM

Open source password strength meter could help boost account security

By Mark Wilson
Published 2017-05-09

It's no secret that most people are rubbish at choosing passwords -- it's something that's proved time and time again when the annual list of common passwords is released. To help overcome the problem, and hopefully increase the security of people's accounts, a team of researchers from the Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Chicago have created an open source password meter that provides advice about how to strengthen a password.

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https://betanews.com...strength-meter/

 

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