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The Dangers of Password Recycling and How to Mitigate the Risks

MakeUseOf: “As tempting as it sounds, re-using old passwords for multiple accounts can expose you to potential data breaches and cyberattacks. Creating complex and undecipherable passwords with a proper balance of alphanumeric characters can be a real struggle at times. Therefore, we are all guilty of recycling our old passwords. While password managers exist for a reason, most people turn a blind eye to creating a new password and keep re-using the old ones across multiple accounts. But what happens if we keep recycling old passwords? And how can we mitigate the risks that come with poor password management?…”

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