Pimp My Password

What's a simple guy to do in the age of sophisticated hackers?

Illustration by Tomasz Walenta for TIME

I'm not coming up with a new password. It will not contain a mix of letters, numbers and symbols. My password will be the same one I've always used — with, if you demand it, a number after it. And that number will be zero. Because as important as it is to your website that my password be able to impress other passwords at a password cocktail party, it is more important to me that I be able to remember it. If I were good at memorizing random snippets of information, I would go on Jeopardy. I would buy stuff for...

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