Passwords, one of those things we all have to deal with. Living in today’s high-tech world we must have sometimes dozens of passwords. Security specialists recommend that you use a different password for all important sites to prevent hackers from following the crumb trail of our digital lifestyle. All of our accounts are linked together by email addresses and once an email address has been hacked it can lead the bad guys into all the nooks and crannies of your digital life. There are password management programs out there which can help you remember a large number of passwords. These are C|Net’s top 5 managers in rating order;
Is your password strong enough? It’s going to need to be Herculean. Two-thirds of Internet users globally, and almost three-quarters of U.S. Web surfers have fallen victim to cyber-crimes, including computer viruses, online credit card fraud and identity theft. Here is a little information on password strength.
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