Cybersecurity firm Trustware says that more than 2 MILLION Facebook,Twitter,Gmail,Yahoo! accounts have been compromised in a malicious cyber attack.
To prevent your password from being vulnerable, I highly recommend that you change your accounts' passwords tonight!
Here are some simple tips for creating a STRONG password:
1. The more complicated, the better off you are.
HINT: use a number of symbols, numbers and letters while drafting your new passwords.
2. The longer the password, the safer it is.
HINT: keep your password at a minimum of 6-8 characters. Sites usually require this before creating new accounts.
3. Consider phrases, instead of one-word passwords with numbers
4. Use multiple passwords for your accounts.
HINT: it may seem like a lot of record keeping, but it's worth it to not have your information compromised.