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Unformatted text preview: 2012). This is the #1 mistake people make, says Joe Siegrist, CEO at password management software vendor LastPass. (Mitchell, R. L. 2012). It is much easier for hackers to gain access to other accounts, email address, billing address, password reset, last for digits of credit card (also answers to questions used to set up that account) if passwords are the same. There are a variety of ways to make your password “hack proof” to ensure the safety of your privacy. One way is to make challenge questions more challenging, (don’t use real answers, don’t use same answer). Use strong and difficult passwords for all accounts; hard for banking, easy for Pandora or NYT online subscription. Using a password manager is also good. Back up your password files, using Bruce Schneier's Password Safe or the Portableapps.com version of the KeePass software i...
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This document was uploaded on 02/25/2014 for the course INF 100X at SUNY Albany.

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