Changed your LinkedIn password lately? If not, you better do it now. The social networking site reportedly has been hacked, leaving 6.5 million passwords exposed online. It’s a good idea to change your passwords for any website every 30-90 days. You should also use a different password for every account. It may be a hassle to do so, but if it protects your online identity and bank account, it’s worth it!
There are online services available to help you create unique passwords. Just “google’ password generator. I checked out the one from PCTools.com and plan to start using that one myself.
In the meantime, here is a quick video tutorial on how to change your LinkedIn password:
- LinkedIn’s iOS app collects and transmits names, emails and notes from your calendar, in plain text (thenextweb.com)
- The Real Life Risks Of Re Using The Same Passwords (PixelPrivacy.com)
- epic fail – hackers gonna hack… unless they don’t have to (paranoidprose.com)