What Password Saving Tips Have You Been Using Lately?
Remembering all our passwords on the computer can be a daunting task, that is if you use a different password for every site. And that’s not a bad idea. Using the same password for site after site can get you into trouble. If a hacker finds out your password for a site, he could possibly be able to access all your stuff on the internet. Using the same password for facebook and you bank account could put your money in jeopardy. So what is the best way to come up with a really good password and keep it safe, especially if you are a forgetful person. Some people just write it down. The problem with that being if your are horribly unorganized you could lose that little slip of paper. Another suggestion would be to have a specific notebook where you record all your passwords and keeping that book in a safe place. There is also programs that help keep your passwords safe and secure, known as password wallets. Every time you log into a site that needs your password these types of programs will log you in safely and securely. However some of these programs, and there are many, will cost you. There are some on the internet as well that are free. Research carefully and get the program that is suited to you. Having a written back up of all your passwords placed somewhere safe is always a good idea. Changing your password every 6 months is also a good idea, and using upper and lower case letters and symbols will usually keep you safe from hacking. Passwords are very important to remember and having them saved in 2 places just keeps you safe and will guarantee that you will always be able to find out the password you have chosen for a given site.The hits keep comin’: Internet Security Staying Secure Online