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How to Protect Yourself from Password Theft

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

Large companies seem to be losing user passwords to hackers at an ever increasing rate.  Just recently:

  • Formspring lost 420,000 passwords
  • LinkedIn lost 6.5 million member passwords … and these were not even well protected.
  • eHarmoney lost 1.5 million passwords
  • Yahoo! lost 400,000 passwords … all in plain text!

The list goes on and on – it’s likely that you or someone you know was affected by one or more of these issues. ┬áSo, what can you do to protect yourself?

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