Just about every web site you visit these days wants you to register and choose a password, especially when making a purchase.
However, if you do this carelessly, you may be setting yourself up as an easy prey for online criminals.
Although we know we should choose unique and hard to decipher passwords that contain both numbers and letters, most people still use easy to remember passwords and words for their convenience.
Below are the top 10 passwords used online according to PC Magazine. If you are using any of the following, you’re putting a big red bullseye on your account for identity theft:
10. [your first name]
If you want to avoid having to remember dozens of hard-to-remember passwords, Robo Form is a great FREE software you can download without having to fear adware or spyware.
RoboForm was named PC Magazine Editor’s Choice, and CNET Download.com’s Software of the Year. After you download the software, it memorizes your passwords and logs you in automatically to every web page with one click.
Best of all, it encrypts your passwords and generates random passwords that hackers cannot guess. You can even back up your passwords so you can copy them to another computer.
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