How many online accounts do you have? How many of them use the same password? Is this password a simple word like ‘Bananas123′? Thought so. Your’re screwed.
If you’re reading this post, you’re probably an ‘internet person’, use many online services from banking to Facebook and let’s face it, probably have insecure passwords to most of them. After years of hearing my friends moan about…
- forgetting their password to a particular site
- having to type a long password
- not wanting to use a securer password since it’s too complicated to remember
- rejecting a semi-secure password I’ve generated for them (see #3)
- getting hacked
… I realized that I too, have some of those problems. Most critically, my passwords aren’t really that secure and could be brute-forced relatively quickly. In addition, I reuse my passwords (guilty).
The first step is realizing you have a problem. Time for solutions. Read On…