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Why do we need passwords?

3 Answers

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    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    So the computer network knowswhich account you have. That minutes email accounts. If a computer network with dozens or hundreds of server computers?with 30000 university students and 56, 000 faculty and staff have 

    access to that computer network there has to be a unique email a dress and password for each account. When I was enrolled  at the University of Oklahoma I had 3 different email addresses for three different server computers. 

  • 1 month ago

    People with bad intents would access your accounts without them. Passwords at least make it more difficult.

  • 1 month ago

    Lots of shady and evil people out in the world stealing information. Your password protects your accounts from being stolen; to make sure the companies know that you are the legit user. That is why companies prefer if you use a complex password, to make it harder to guess.

    Pretty much, a password to a profile is like your keys to your home. You don't want anyone to have access to your home, and you don't want just anyone to have access to your profile.

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