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Well, I've been with Koodo for less than 24 hrs and I am so angry I want to spit!!  I tried to set up my online account and it won't accept the password I want to use, saying that it's "too common". I type in 2 digits of the password I want and it's fine but isn't long enough of course, I then complete the password that I want, which includes adding a word that they consider "common" even though the password consists of additional symbols etc and it then won't allow it!  I am SO SICK of companies trying to tell me what I can and can't do!! If they want to tell me that my password isn't strong enough (in their opinion) that's fine, but if I choose to use it anyway (because I know it IS strong) that's my business!!!  Not a great first impression Koodo!!
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Paul Deschamps, Mobile Master

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Yeah I'm with you it's frustrating now to create a password with koodo but really they're doing it for your protection and theirs so it's understandable since they would be in huge trouble if ppl were accessing other ppls accounts.
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Yes but it's ok if we can't access our own accounts because we can't remember our own passwords!
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Weak passwords lead to hackers stealing your identity. We, Koodo, would not want to be on the 6 o'clock news as a company that made it too easy for hackers to grab sensitive info. Too many examples in recent months where that became an issue. Yahoo, Sony etc. 
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Keepass offers sync to cloud functionality to prevent a loss like that. It seamlessly syncs with many cloud services.
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David, Mobile Master

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1Password is also highly recommended and a Canadian-based company if that makes any difference to you.

I would not be without my cross-device password safe.
If you want to see the future of such tools look at Mobile Connect  a truly one password option.
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To be fair, the most complex password would not have protected nor prevented the Sony or Yahoo hacks

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sony_Pictures_hack
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yahoo!_data_breaches
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Paul Deschamps, Mobile Master

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To be fair don't ever get your information from Wikipedia lol.