Beer League Racer/Asshole
How so? Passwords at 8 characters or less, can easily be subjected to rainbow table attacks. A rainbow table is *every* combination of uppercase, lowercase, numbers, and symbols from 1 to 8 characters that can be tried on an offline database. 8 character rainbow tables can fit on a thumbdrive, so are also very fast to go through. At about 10 characters, a rainbow table is exponentially bigger and not really practical to use anymore. Use a pass phrase or if you wish, use two passwords hyphenated, like [email protected] Easily remembered for those that don't use a password vault (not SAVING passwords in a browser). Better yet, get a password vault.You guys are not reacting with your heads. Ten character passwords with upper case, lower case, numbers and symbols does not increase security. It pushes the vulnerability into the browser.
Hire some people who understand user online security. This is not state of the art.