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Tyranny of passwords stymies Internet users, but security is evolving

Posted: June 30, 2014 at 2:09 a.m.

CHICAGO -- Good thing she doesn't need a password to get into heaven. That's what Donna Spinner often mutters when she tries to remember the growing list of letter-number-and-symbol codes she's had to create to access her various online accounts.

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