In our modern world today, we use passwords for everything.
No doubt you have your favourite, however with increasing security breaches across many big web portals it’s critical to ensure you protect yourself as best as you can – without going crazy or paranoid of course.
The very real worry is that the breach of one website exposes your details, particularly username – normally an email and your password – to a vast underworld for sale. You may be thinking, “So what, it’s just one site and probably not important”, however what are the odds that same email and password are used not just at one other site, but likely at 5 other, 10 other, ALL other websites you use?
So what can you do to minimise the risk as much as possible of either your password being guessed, or otherwise it being hacked and tried on other sites you may have accounts on?
Create Secure Passwords
According to SplashData’s annual report of the 25 most common passwords thankfully ‘password’ is no longer the most