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There’s no way on my end. I learned from soundbytes to go out at least 17 characters (if memory serves, that was the number I always considered the “safe length” based on something talked about on the show).
My memory has unquestionably suffered in middle age tho, so perhaps I don’t remember hearing that correctly on the show.
Despite that, I am able to remember almost a dozen 18+character passwords based on various memory anchors/tricks I use, utilizing my increasingly decreasing mental agility.
Never using any actual words with correct sppelings, being a part of my sense of (false?) security.
I also physically write them down, instead of putting them anywhere on any computer or separate drive. I’m that paranoid.
I’ll never dare anyone to hack my emails/etc, but I can say I’m a lot more solid than the majority of people. (Majority meaning 51%, and with the understanding that the majority, as a general rule, tend to be stupid by default).
Sorry for the stupid remark.
(Meaning, that I called people “stupid,” not that the remark itself was stupid).