Chapter 8. Tip 8: Create Strong Passwords


Examples of Threats:

• When a password is stolen, a thief or hacker can easily access your private information and use your account.

• Using the “remember password” function on your computer makes you vulnerable, especially if your laptop is stolen.

Our Tips:

• Create strong passwords that use random combinations of uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, and characters.

• Use different passwords for each account.

• Change your passwords every six months or so.

• Do not use the remember password function on your Internet browser or other software programs.

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