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Tips to protect your password

Creating secure and complex passwords are one of the easiest ways to keep your information safe

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Many public WiFi areas are not encrypted and are prime targets for hackers to access information on your computer or smartphone
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Q. How can I secure my password?

A. Creating secure and complex passwords are one of the easiest ways to keep your information safe. Having a strong password with several characters and even capitalised letters should be a number one priority. When you are finished accessing your personal accounts online, make sure to log out. This is particularly important if you are using online banking. Double-factor authentication is another good method.

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Q. Many people use their personal email for other email verification like Apple ID, etc?

A. It is not a good method to replicate the personal email password. According to Trend Micro, millennials mostly use the same password for other purposes. The best way is to have different email IDs for different purposes.

 

Q. How to safeguard passwords for people having multiple accounts?

A. It is not a good idea to save it digitally. The simple option is to write all the passwords and email IDs in a book and store it safely.

 

Q. Always be cautious on public WiFi networks.

A. On a public WiFi connection, it is easy for someone to hack into your data. Many public WiFi areas are not encrypted and are prime targets for hackers to access information on your computer or smartphone. If you are accessing any type of personal information such as your bank account, social network pages or even email accounts, be cautious. If possible, avoid any type of webpage or application that can identify you. Turn off Bluetooth and other connections when not in use. Never use online banking on a public WiFi.

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