globe2The recent news about Russian cyber criminals hacking 1.2 billion email and password combinations alarmed the online community.  Experts warned online users to be more creative and watchful in creating their passwords as one of ways to improve their online security. Keeping passwords updated by changing them frequently is also helpful. A password management app available online can also assist online users to verify how strong or weak their passwords are.  Users are also warned about using public Wi-Fi connections and untrusted networks. Apart from this, AVG expert also encouraged users to secure their email accounts by verifying their mails and passwords. Lastly, users must be updated about the recent scams online.

Source: SMH