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Username and Password Help
The guy kept forgetting his online passwords and so he changed them all to “incorrect” so when he tried and failed to sign on, the computer would prompt him with the message: your password is incorrect. But, password protection in the age of electronic transactions is no laughing matter, according to the Association of Mature American Citizens.
The easier a password is to guess, the greater the risk that a hacker will be able to steal personal information, including credit card numbers, Social Security Numbers, bank account numbers and much more, warns AMAC. So don’t resort to “lazy” passwords such as the commonly used “password,” “00000000” and, of course, “12345678.”
Many computer users store their passwords on post it notes within sight of their computers, according to the FBI. That’s a really bad idea. For example, store them in an obscure location that is not anywhere near your computer. And, when creating a password, use random letters and numbers, not birthdays, maiden names or favorite foods.