Why Passphrases Are More User-Friendly Than Passwords

  
A user’s account on a website is like a house. The password is the key, and logging in is like walking through the front door. When a user can’t remember their password, it’s like losing their keys. When a user’s account is hacked, it’s like their house is getting broken into.

Nearly half of Americans (47%) have had their account hacked in the last year alone. Are web designers and developers taking enough measures to prevent these problems? Or do we need to rethink passwords?
The post Why Passphrases Are More User-Friendly Than Passwords appeared first on Smashing Magazine.

via Reme Le Hane

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