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Here’s how to wrangle your passwords

Here’s how to wrangle your passwords without going crazy – By Sean Captain fastcompany.com

Marriott. Exactis. Under Armour. The list of online breaches marches on. You can’t prevent corporations from bungling security and leaking your data. But taking extra care with your logins can minimize the damage. Some best practices are obvious: For instance, you shouldn’t use the same username and password for multiple sites, lest hackers who break into one account can access others. And if you don’t store information–such as credit card numbers–in the first place, it can’t be breached.


Better password protections in Chrome – How it works – By security.googleblog.com


Don't Wait for Microsoft to Reset Your Account's Password – By lifehacker.com

Microsoft’s decision to reset the passwords of 44 million accounts, is actually a good thing. If your account is affected, thank Father Gates, because Microsoft is alerting you to the fact that it searched a database of more than three billion leaked accounts and found information belonging to yours.