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Due to the increasing performance unlocked by GPUs, password cracking software will soon be able to discover your 7-10 character password without a problem (special symbols won't make a difference).  Richard Boyd, from the Georgia Tech Research Institute, told the BBC that today's GPUs have processing power that equals the supercomputers from ten years ago.  Security researchers recommend that you start using passwords with at least 12 characters.

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