Articles tagged: password
For years, the standard practice has been to assume that eight-character passwords made up of sufficiently random characters was enough. Not any more. Not even close.
If your account has not actually been hacked, there’s little anyone can do to find out who’s trying to log in as you. But there are steps you can take to protect yourself from would-be hackers and phishing scams.
Phishing is a way scammers trick you into providing your personal and financial details. Phishing opens the door to identity theft, and more.
Password management utilities are great tools to manage your passwords and be more secure about how you use them.
Scheduling regular backups is an important step in your overall backup strategy. But they do have to run when your computer is on and accessible.
How to change your Hotmail or Outlook.com password isn’t always obvious, particularly when Microsoft keeps changing the interface. I’ll walk you through how to change your Hotmail password.