Use Strong Passwords, Save Your Starship

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The importance of strong passwords to protect your online accounts and personal information is a given, especially considering how many nefarious people are out there just waiting for the chance to hack into your data and bank accounts. You'd think a starship captain would take that to heart and use strong passwords to avoid problems like unauthorized initiation of self destruct sequences -- but apparently that's not the case. The crew at AgileBits used Star Trek as an example of why strong passwords are so important through the surprisingly weak passwords used to protect destruct sequences and warp core ejections -- something most of don't have to deal with on a daily basis, but still an important reminder as to why we need something better than "password" to protect our Twitter, Facebook, and bank accounts.

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