Hopefully by now you have set up a strong password for your online website. Why do you still have basic information entered for your follow-up security questions? By giving honest responses to basic questions about your life, the opportunity exists for answers to be grabbed from your social media accounts.

By giving honest responses to basic questions about your life, opportunities exist for answers to be grabbed from your social media accounts. Paris Hilton found this out by entering her dog’s name in lowercase as one of her security questions. If you were to use a strong password for any and all security questions, you can decrease the odds of someone accessing your online account via social engineering.

 

 


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