How do I secure my passwords?
You have a lot of passwords, and they’re pretty easy to crack. Just ask John Podesta. Even worse than falling prey to a phishing scheme (clicking a nefarious link asking you to update, for example), people use the same password for multiple accounts. A simple solution is an online password manager like LastPass ($1 a month for premium; lastpass.com). It stores long, unique passwords and automatically enters them wherever you log in. The only thing you’ll need to commit to memory is your LastPass password.
Expert Tip: Never offer a password over the phone or click on an emailed link requesting it. Obvious, but people do it.Back to top