• Archive for January, 2012

    Storing your passwords

    by  • January 23, 2012 • Password • 0 Comments

    Where do you store your passwords?  On a sticky note attached to your monitor?  In a spreadsheet on your computer’s desktop?  Or do you have a piece of software that securely stores all of your passwords? Password Mayhem Everyone using the Internet these days has dozens of passwords.  (Remember: that it is always a...

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    Why do I need different passwords

    by  • January 14, 2012 • Password • 2 Comments

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    How many different passwords do you have for the websites you use?  I hope the answer is more than one. Password Laziness It is highly recommended that you use a different password on each website that you visit.  Especially if you have valuable personal information on those websites.  Recent data exposed by hacker groups...

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    How to choose a password

    by  • January 1, 2012 • Password • 0 Comments

    Security professionals say the best password is a mixture of completely random letters, numbers and symbols. Longer passwords are always better. Longer passwords are harder to guess by humans and more difficult to figure out by ‘brute force’ computer attacks. Unless you create an easy to remember mnemonic device for your random passwords, you...

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