Having a strong password — a really strong password — is getting more and more important. Of course, the strongest password in the world won’t save you if it gets stolen from somewhere, but that’s why you shouldn’t recycle them. There are plenty of other handy tips to help you keep your data secure and this infographic from Killer Infographics can clue you in to what they are. Normally, this is where I’d insert an amusing little anecdote about the ways I make my passwords strong, but I have to keep that on the down-low. I don’t want anyone trying to hack into my bank account in order to steal my tens upon tens of hard-earned dollars.
- Zappos.com got hacked, compromising a number of account passwords
- 1 in 10 Britons leave social networking passwords in their wills
- This hacking drown will hack you from the skies if you don’t have a strong password