globe2People get more concerned about the security of their password after news about a Russian hacker allegedly stole numerous usernames and passwords broke recently.  Here are few tips to help online users secure their passwords.

Use combinations of characters in lower and upper case, numbers and signs or symbols. More websites use case-sensitive passwords and this increases your password security. Do not use obvious keys such as ‘password,’‘admin’ or ‘1234’ and among others. Some websites even prohibit using dictionary words. Never recycle passwords. Once you’ve changed it, forget using the previous ones. You hold the key to your security as well as the possibility of being internet vulnerable.

Source: Tech Times