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  •  Ultimately, passwords, even if strong, (8+ / 0-)

    are not going to protect privacy for much longer.

    Hackers are getting better at break through the barriers. I have a friend who is an expert in security privacy issues, and we discuss this regularly. Passwords aren't going to protect people for much longer than a few more years is what I am being told.

    There needs to be multiple authenticity strategies to protect security in this way, but also, as you said, updating software etc, which can be hard.

     I read somewhere that for every 500 lines of hacker code, security professionals must create 10,000 lines of code to keep the hackers out.

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