Will Your Passwords Keep Your Identity Safe?
by Deirdre Blake
posted Jun 13 2014 8:24AM
Shoppers beware. Your personal financial information and passwords might be at risk from rising cases identity theft.
Identity theft experts say your password should never be as simple as 123456 and abcdef. More to avoid: words that are found in the dictionary in all lower case or all upper case letters. Strong passwords are 8 characters or more and a combination of upper and lower case letters and numbers and symbols things like explanation points and asterisks.