Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Guess What Else I'm Doing Today

My personal email got hacked overnight, so I will not only be changing my address, I will be changing all my passwords.  Lots of fun!

Over the next 30 days, my emails will be transferred to the new address, which is nice, because as they roll in, I can edit out more subscriptions, and correct the ones I want to keep.

So, the morning I get up early to get a bunch of work done for Hubby before I start my own stuff, I'm ending up on the computer jumping through hoops because some nut job decided to pick me.


Protect yourself from this nonsense, and change your passwords every 30 days.  When I worked at IBM as a subcontractor, we were required to do so.  I thought I picked a really good password and have used it way too long.  It was something that only a few people would know about me.  Guess what?  Computers can randomly generate passwords, and somebody finally randomly generated mine.  When you create a new password, include numbers and letters.  In fact, try using numbers for letters, like a 4 for an A, a 3 for an E, etc.

So today while your cleaning out your emails and other folders on your computer, CHANGE YOUR PASSWORDS!

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