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Can Google replace passwords by tracking you more thoroughly?

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May
2016
Can Google replace passwords by tracking you more thoroughly?

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With password managers to take care of ch00sing c0MPl1c/tEd p455WOrdz for us, and with two-factor authentication (2FA) to reduce the value of stolen or poorly-chosen passwords, you could argue that we no longer need to supplant passwords, because they’re easier than ever to use securely.

Password managers not only happily use passwords like 5G*[email protected], where humans might end up going for PetsName99, but also associate passwords with specific websites, thus reducing the risk of being phished by putting a real password into a bogus web page.

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