Category: Passwords

Google Password Checkup is Such Great News!

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With the frequent news about security breaches, are you concerned that your passwords might be compromised? Have you registered with https://haveibeenpwned.com/? Are you feeling overwhelmed? I’ve got great news for you! Google Chrome Can Tell You if your passwords have been compromised! Google has created an extension (software program) for its Chrome web browser that…

How To Make Your Technology Less Frustrating and More Fun This Year

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“It’s that holiday time of year again, and that means it’s over the river and through the woods to…well, fix my family’s Wi-Fi and other tech problems.”  From: The Complete Guide to Giving Better Family Tech Support  by Jason Fitzpatrick Do you have someone in your family who takes care of your techie problems for you? I was…

You Can Be A Hoax Slayer

Friday, I received a call from a client about a phishing scam that was very convincing. It’s time to review the guidelines again. “Be wary of ANY message that claims that you must click a link or open an attachment to upgrade account details, rectify a supposed account issue, or implement new ‘security’ measures. If…

No More Password Hassles with LastPass

No More Password Hassles! Treat your password like your toothbrush. Don’t let anybody else use it, and get a new one every six months. Clifford Stoll                                      Read more at brainyquote.com Are you ready to put your password hassles to rest…

Passwords Can Be Simple and Safe

Passwords Can Be Simple and Safe I know you hate having to use so many passwords.  It’s a big pain to keep track of them.  You might even be using the same password for multiple sites and allowing your web browser to save them so you don’t have to login every time. A recent article by…

Hear Me on 1450 AM Radio

My interview with Dominique Fruchtman on “The Most Interesting People in the Desert” on 1450 AM was so much fun! I hope you will enjoy listening as much as I enjoyed sharing about my work. 1450 AM Radio Interview

Making Passwords More Manageable

The common issue that I seem to be helping with lately is Passwords.  I know…don’t groan, I will get you through this! I have spent a lot of time helping people go through the process of re-setting passwords because they didn’t remember them and didn’t have them written down.  You know I don’t mind doing…

The Longest Password

The blondes win! The Longest Password We laugh — but her I.D. is safe. —- and oddly logical! During a recent password audit by Google, it was found that a blonde was using the following password:”MickeyMinniePlutoHueyLouieDeweyDonaldGoofySacramento”When asked why she had such a long password, she rolled her eyes and said: “Hello! It has to be at least 8…

Where Are Your Passwords? You don’t use the same one for everything, Right?

I know passwords are a big nuisance.  If everybody would “play nice” we wouldn’t need them.  However, until the world has been totally restored to love and peace, we need to get a grip on passwords. If you use the same one for everything and someone figures it out or gets access to it, they…

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