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Password Blunders You Probably Don't Know You're Making

I was enjoying my coffee on a quiet Sunday morning, watching TV, when an interesting story aired on CBS Sunday Morning. It was a segment on passwords. It caught my attention because I could totally relate to the story: Creating unique and hard-to-hack passwords – that can be remembered! – is a


What is Online Identity Theft?

What is Online Identity Theft? Online identity theft happens when someone steals your personal information (name, Social Security number, credit card information, etc.) for financial gain and other highly illegal purposes.


Top 10 Passwords You Should Never Use

If you've chosen an easy-to-remember password, such as your username or even the word "password," you may want to think seriously about changing it. ASAP. Easily guessed passwords can compromise your personal identity, privacy and financial accounts.