Use a pass­word man­ager

HWM (Malaysia) - - FEATURE -

Face­book. Twit­ter. Spo­tify. Ama­zon. How many ac­counts do you have to keep track of? For most peo­ple, the sim­ple so­lu­tion has al­ways been to use a sin­gle pass­word for ev­ery­thing, but it's def­i­nitely un­wise these days. Cy­ber­crime has be­come so much more so­phis­ti­cated, that you're con­stantly read­ing about new se­cu­rity breaches or data hacks hap­pen­ing ev­ery other month.

This is where pass­word man­agers like LastPass or 1Pass­word come in. These al­low you to keep track of all your log-in cre­den­tials and en­sure you never have to hit the ‘For­got my pass­word’ but­ton, while al­low­ing you to main­tain a unique pass­word for each ac­count. They can also help you gen­er­ate ran­dom­ized and se­cure pass­words, sav­ing you from in­putting your dog’s name in the pass­word field.

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