My New Years resolutions have to do with computer security this year...
1. I will change ALL my passwords at least once per
year. In January, for example. Specifically, I will be
sure to change my personal and business passwords for all computers
and websites that I use: PC's, Websites, banking, investments,
Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.
2. I won't use the same password on all sites.
tech news this year detailed
numerous cases where hackers compromised millions of passwords.
If you use similar logins and passwords on many sites, you may be
vulnerable to these types of hackers. The hackers will try the same
passwords on other sites. Even if you you use two or three
passwords (one for the most important banking sites, for examples),
but this isn't really good enough.
3. I won't use easy to guess passwords: This happened to Sarah Palin. The ...read more