“Russian hackers steal over a billion passwords”
Recently in the news we heard about a group of Russian hackers who managed to steal 1.2 billion usernames and passwords. While we still don’t know what the hackers were planning to do with these passwords, there is one thing we can safely assume, it won’t be good.
What can we do?
Change your passwords right away. We should not give them time to use any of the information they have taken. Keep in mind there are some important guidelines to maintaining your security. Here are some tips on how to do so:
1) Do not use old passwords. If you have used the password online in the past, chances are they already have it. Come up with a completely new password.
2) Do not use common knowledge passwords...Read More