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Authored by: chris_on_hints on Oct 05, '04 08:50:12AM

I boosted my score by an extra 10 points by including a single upper-case character, or by putting in a single symbol....

My admin account has a medium-sized pwd, scoring 67 points, while my normal user account has a much shorter password that scores in the mid-fourties.

As long as you make the password a nice mix of upper/lower characters and put some symbols and numbers in, its quite easy to get a short (ie. easily typed) password with plenty of peace-of-mind.

This password assistant should be part of the 'security' pref pane.

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Authored by: JKT on Oct 05, '04 12:35:40PM
RobG posted my tip not long ago on how to generate long but memorable passwords:

The second method I describe is the best to use if you want an easy to type but very strong password.

PB G4, 1.5 GHz, 2x512MB RAM, 128MB VRAM, 80 GB 5400rpm HD, SuperDrive, MacOS X 10.3.5

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