Is California Banning Weak Passwords?

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Making your password "password" isn't only just a bad idea, but starting in 2020 it will be illegal in the state of California.

The state passed a law that beefs up internet security standards, including a rule that every internet connected device must be given its own unique password.

To keep your passwords secure, experts recommend a password of 12 characters or more and keeping separate passwords for every account.  A two factor authentication is even better.

 
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