How to Manage Passwords

The topic of password security has been in the news recently because of several high-profile websites that had their users’ passwords hacked. The advice after these kinds of hacking incidents is always the same: change your passwords at the affected sites, use a long/complicated password that is not comprised of words that can be found in a dictionary, and do not use the same password at more than one site. So if your long complicated passwords are different for each website, how does one keep track of them? One solution is a password manager such as LastPass or Roboform. Both of these utilities are recommended by Leo Notenboom of Ask Leo!. Read more about why he believes these password managers are a safe choice.


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Feldman, Barbara. "How to Manage Passwords." Surfnetkids. Feldman Publishing. 17 Jul. 2012. Web. 25 Jan. 2015. <http://www.surfnetkids.com/tech/1022/how-to-manage-passwords/ >.


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