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Do Our Passwords Really Need To Be So Complicated?03:35
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The National Institute of Standards and Technology recently issued new guidance on creating online passwords that deter hackers. It turns out that some of the advice for making passwords, like including special characters, is off base.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with MSNBC's Ali Velshi (@AliVelshi) about the new advice.

This segment aired on August 8, 2017.

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