It seems like every website wants a password these days, and good passwords are hard to remember. So most of us end up using the same password on every website – something security experts say is the worst thing you can do.
If a website for sharing funny cat videos gets hacked, you may never know or not really care. But if you are using the same username and password on that site and to access your retirement account, well, you may have a problem.
So, what can you do?
A New York Times article, Remember All Those Passwords? No Need, reports on programs that automatically generates complicated passwords and stores them for you. You get the security of a good, unique passwords without the hassle of trying to remember them.
It’s worth a read.