Nt1330 Unit 3 Assignment 1 Study Guide

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1. Don’t reveal your passwords to anyone. It is risky. Such passwords could be used to perform illegal activities in your accounts without your knowledge. 2. Don’t share your passwords with anyone. It is risky. Such passwords could be mismanaged or even misused without your knowledge. 3. Don’t allow any program remember (such as internet explorer) your passwords. It is risky. Hackers could steal such passwords without your knowledge. You should rather install a reputable password manager to remember your passwords. 4. Don’t use the same password for all your online accounts. It is risky. Online criminals and hackers could potentially gain access to all your accounts if they figure out such password. You should rather use unique and distinct passwords for all your online accounts. 5.…show more content…
Don’t reuse/recycle your old passwords. It is risky. Online criminals and hackers who may have stolen such passwords even before you changed them could regain access to your accounts without your knowledge. 6. Don’t use words that exist in foreign dictionaries as your passwords. It is risky. Online criminals and hackers could easily crack such passwords. However, you can use the first letter of each word in a long phrase to create strong passwords. You can also strengthen such passwords by making some letters uppercase and by swapping out some letters with numbers and symbols 7. Don’t use passwords that are less than eight characters. It is risky. Online criminals and hackers could easily guess/crack such passwords. You should rather use passwords that have a minimum length of eight characters. Remember that the longer your password, the harder it would be to guess or

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