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Charles 9 Silver badge

Re: He has a point, but also contradicts himself

Then we're at an impasse because he's saying that anything LESS is crackable within reasonable time. Basically, combining your statement and his, the MINIMUM reasonable standard for security is BEYOND the capability of the average human. Meaning we're basically screwed. And as the saying goes, the hackers only have to be lucky ONCE. That one entry lets them gain enough information to hack other accounts and go from there.

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