A Passphrase is a combination of words put together to make a phrase that is used as a password to secure accounts and sensitive information. For example, here are three passphrases:

  • People like 2 phish!
  • Ham windows smell.
  • Tiger fins R not real.

Contrary to what many people think, these are stronger than a complex 9 character password such as: x&3h10_!E. The longer the passphrase is, the harder it is for the hacker to hack.

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