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How often you should change your passwords, according to cybersecurity experts

There’s no set, optimal metric for how often you should change your passwords. Most security experts believe that if you have a strong and unique password, you shouldn’t change it unless you believe it’s been compromised. Other experts recommend changing passwords several times a year, but this practice is falling […]
How often you should change your passwords, according to cybersecurity experts
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How to delete your LastPass account and permanently wipe saved logins

To delete a LastPass account, you’ll need your email and the master password you created to log in to your Vault and confirm the account deletion. You can delete a LastPass account without a master password by going to https://lastpass.com/delete_account.php and deleting your account through an emailed link. When you […]
How to delete your LastPass account and permanently wipe saved logins
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A cybersecurity expert says you can take these steps to make sure your accounts aren’t ‘low-hanging fruit’ for hackers

Most cyber-attacks target people who haven’t taken basic precautions to secure their accounts, making them “low-hanging fruit” to potential hackers. Changing passwords frequently, limiting the information you share online, and being clever with your personalised security questions can help secure your accounts. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. It’s […]
A cybersecurity expert says you can take these steps to make sure your accounts aren’t ‘low-hanging fruit’ for hackers
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A professional hacker reveals how to create the best possible password

Creating a strong password that is easy to remember but difficult to guess can be tricky. That’s why IBM’s Etay Maor suggests using a lengthy phrase as your password rather than a random string of numbers. Since a phrase is notably longer than the typical password, it would be much […]
A professional hacker reveals how to create the best possible password
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Securing your ‘Fortnite’ account will net you free rewards — here’s what you get for turning on two-factor authentication

“Fortnite” players can activate two-factor authentication (2FA) to add an extra layer of security to their Epic Games account. Enabling 2FA will also unlock a special dance emote, Boogiedown, for “Fortnite: Battle Royale.” Players who paid for “Fortnite: Save the World” will receive even more bonuses. Signing into your account […]
Securing your ‘Fortnite’ account will net you free rewards — here’s what you get for turning on two-factor authentication