Password Management: Why You Need It and How to Choose the Right System

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

According to the 2017 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, 81% of hacking-related breaches leveraged passwords that were stolen, weak, or both. Weak passwords often occur because people find it time-consuming and difficult to maintain multiple passwords. The pitfall in reusing the same password is that if the hacker guesses it, he or she then has access to every site or application associated with it. 

Most people use passwords for both work and home computing, making them vulnerable on both ends. A password manager helps you keep hacking at bay by storing your passwords either locally or remotely through an encrypted database. By using a password manager, you save yourself the headache of remembering multiple passwords because you generate and remember one "master” password. This master password becomes your key to unlocking and accessing multiple passwords.

Find out Why You Need a Password Manager

Wednesday, May 2, 2018/Comments (0)/
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How Social Media Accounts Get Hacked

With the widespread use of social accounts, many victims will fall prey to scammers and hackers who gain access with malicious intent. Social media users have become accustomed to not only posting personal information on social media accounts, but some also use integrated features to conduct financial transactions.

The plethora of data available on social media accounts is attractive to hackers and scammers for a variety of reasons. The University of Phoenix report that 2/3 of all U.S. adults with social media accounts have already been hacked.

Why – and how – do social media accounts get hacked? Here are a few explanations.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018/Comments (0)/
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Why You Should Disable Your Webcam and How to Do It

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In today’s technological world, personal privacy is not only a hot topic for everyone, it is a legitimate concern. Whether you own a tablet, cell phone, laptop, webcam, or any mobile device that contains a camera, you need to know how to protect yourself from those who want to take advantage of you—or worse. Learn about the potential webcam threats.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018/Comments (0)/
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5 Ways to Protect Yourself after the Equifax Breach

If you weren’t already concerned about identity theft and protecting your credit, the Equifax breach should have served as a major wake-up call.

The credit-rating company disclosed that it was hacked earlier this year, exposing the personal information of 143 million U.S. consumers to anyone with a penchant for wreaking havoc.

This breach is not unique. Identity theft happens every day. Here are five ways you can protect yourself and keep your information safe.

Find out if your information was exposed.

Thursday, October 5, 2017/Comments (0)/

5 Tips for Keeping Electronic Devices Safe

Whether you’re an iPhone or Android fan, Mac or PC user, we all share the same fear: Our beloved devices will get damaged, and we’ll have to start over without our pictures, music, bookmarks, and documents. It’s the stuff of nightmares.

5 tips to help you avoid some of the biggest issues...

Tuesday, August 29, 2017/Comments (0)/
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