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5 essential tips for protecting your online passwords

You’ve heard the advice — likely many times over — that you should create strong, unique passwords for all your online accounts. Yet a significant number of people are still using “12345,” “password,” and “qwerty” for their emails, bank logins and e-commerce accounts. 

There are plenty of problems with this approach to digital security, one of which is the risk of your personal data being accessed in a credential-stuffing attack. Credential stuffing is a type of brute-force hack in which cybercriminals take login information stolen in past data breaches and use it to systematically try to break into other accounts. 

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