How To Make Your Password Is Secure & Keep Your Data From Getting Hacked

January 2, 2014  |  

Just this week, 4.6 Million Snapchat account details were hacked. From big retailers  (Target), to email account services (Yahoo), to our social media profiles, our data is vulnerable because the online password is a weak form of defense in a world where our personal details are under attack.

An average hacker can crack a password in about three minutes. We live in a digital world where users visit 25 sites daily, most — if not all — require the user to log in. However, the average person uses just six passwords. All of our personal data, photos, banking data, private communications are protected by one simple thing: a password. However, in a world where hackers are getting craftier and the amount of passwords we have to keep up with is growing, your password is not secure if you don’t take the proper precautions.

Here are tips to make sure your password is actually protecting you.

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