Earlier this week, a CNBC columnist tried to drive home a point about the importance of strong passwords. In the piece, which has since been deleted but is available in cached form, CNBC included a rather lame excuse for a security tool that sought user’s passwords in order to test their strength. Weak passwords showed warnings as well as tips to improve password strength, such as adding additional non-alphanumeric characters, using non-dictionary words and adding length. Great advice. After a user submitted their password the form reloaded with details about how strong a password is. That’s where the problem lies: to submit…

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