“Update your passwords. Don’t use words. Throw in numbers and punctuation.”
You’ve heard it thousands of times, but I just had a discussion with someone yesterday where we BOTH admitted neglecting updating our passwords frequently or making them complicated enough to keep hackers at bay.
Here’s the latest news of a HUGE user account data theft. RockYou is just the latest reminder that we’re not paying enough attention to our passwords. Can you imagine what you could lose if someone had the password to your e-mail account? Or your business financial records? Or the information of all your clients?