Think You’re Safe Online?

Were you as shocked as I was to learn last week that hackers stole 6.5 million LinkedIn users’ passwords and posted them online? These security breaches should scare you! They certainly scare me. According to Digital Trends, a surprising number of those LinkedIn subscribers used passwords like 1234 and 12345. Seriously? In its January 20112 issue, Consumer Reports ran an article, “Hack-proof your passwords: Criminals are getting smarter. So should you.” Excerpts follow. A national… read more →