In this day and age, we've all got a facebook profile, email account, and twitter feed and for most of us the only thing stopping potential intruders getting their hands on the personal information spread across emails is a simple 8-letter-word. The name of your dog? Your street name? Or, the name of your first girlfriend? But are these as safe as we think?
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We've got PIN numbers for everything from mobiles to iPads, and passwords that give us access into the online world of email accounts, social networking sites and literally anyway that allows us (and intended only for us) specific entry.
We've all heard stories of how facebook accounts have been hijacked or someone has managed to make their creepy way into the accounts of celebrities posing to be someone else. If this has happened to you, and I'm sure there are oh-so-many who are reading this, nodding their heads in disgust remembering the time someone took over their profile and suddenly became YOU.
It's no laughing matter – millions of unfortunate web users around the world find themselves helpless to the hands of the password pirates. Below, I've features an infographic created by Checkpoint which outlines some of the common mistakes that we, as internet users, make far too often falling into the trap.
I know – I know, you maybe thinking as you've already thought long and hard about your 1001 passwords for the many accounts we all use – but it never hurts to take a second look at the advice below or simply pass it on to others who may need this kind of advice.