Edward Snowden – Use phrases for passwords

“Bad passwords are one of the easiest ways to compromise a system,” Snowden told Oliver. “For someone who has a very common, eight-character password, it can literally take less than a second for a computer to go through the possibilities and pull that password out.”

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A little extra from Sunday’s interview. John Oliver and Edward Snowden talk password security.

Posted by Last Week Tonight with John Oliver on Thursday, April 9, 2015

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