How to Protect Your Password and Accounts from Hackers?
It is just not big news anymore if a business leader finds his social media account hacked. And why should it be, when even tech bosses aren’t protected from hackers? When Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s Quora account was hacked, we were not surprised.
Create strong passwords
When you create a password then remember few things like ‘password‘, ‘123456‘ or ‘abc123‘ are terrible passwords because they’re easy to guess so, doesn’t create a password like this and minimum password length 8 characters much be necessary.
Use a password with a mix of letters, numbers, and symbols like N@f4ji?w “
Different password for Different sites
You wouldn’t use the same key for your home, car, and office, you should never use the same password across different websites.
Suppose the hacker hacks your one account but you have the same password for all accounts then hacker easy to access all accounts.
Use a different password for each site.”
Sometimes you can also add a phone number to your profile to receive a code to reset your password via SMS. Your mobile phone is a more secure identification method than your recovery email address or a security question.
If you use Google for anything (Gmail, Google Talk, Google+, etc)
When to make sure to enable 2-step verification adds an extra layer of security to your Google Account. In addition to your username and password, you’ll enter a code that Google will send you via text or voice message upon signing in. That makes it tougher for someone to guess your password.
Points to Remember (Protect Password)
Try to use–
- Unique password for all your important accounts.
- Long passwords.
- Password with a mix of letters, numbers, and symbols.
- A different password for each site.
- 2 Step Verification, if possible.
That’s all from this post.
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