It’s no secret that being connected to the Internet makes our computers and mobile devices vulnerable to hackers.
Passwords have long been used to protect our online accounts from those threats, but those once-trusted passwords are becoming less effective by the day as hacking methods become increasingly sophisticated.
In short, a simple password that’s just a few characters long offers very little real protection against the sophisticated hacking methods that are being used today.
As a result, most security experts now recommend using longer passwords consisting of dozens of random characters. But there’s a problem with that as well: Passwords like that are almost impossible to remember. [Read more…]