I know it is tempting to use the same user account details for all of your online accounts, but don’t. It may be convenient, but if your username is always the same, you’re opening the door to potential identity theft.
Shared usernames make it easier for any potential cybercriminals to quickly compromise multiple accounts.
Having a strong password is one of the easiest and most effective ways of securing your online data and we should all take the time to develop one.
Much like usernames, passwords are even stronger when they are unique to a service so that one breach does not compromise every account.
Watch my video which will explain exactly why you should never use a password twice!
February 7, 2014