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Hello bernardpalissy and Biu55,
If the blog post https://www.axcrypt.net/blog/use-of-different-passwords/ gave the impression that the argument is “having several passwords is bad, because it’s bad.” I’ll have to rework it a bit ;-)
What I was trying to say is that having several passwords is:
– At best, unnecessary and does not contribute or add any security.
– At worst, reducing security, because it’s harder to keep track of and use several equally strong passwords.
– If sharing with others is the goal, the AxCrypt 2 key sharing feature is a much better and easier-to-use way to do it.
The holy grail of security and authentication for over 20 years have been “single sign on” – one password to rule them all. Most security experts agree that fewer and stronger passwords is better. AxCrypt 2 is trying to at least not increase the problem with multiple passwords, by providing a good mechanism to reduce the need to a single password for AxCrypt at least.
Having several passwords is bad, because it increases the problem of having strong passwords without adding any real security benefits.