Social Media "Smugging" a Reality - Page 2
I’m sure you all know not to use personal information when choosing your password. Try to always use a mixture of letters and numbers. Most sites will tell you your password strength upon choosing one when you sign up.
Most importantly you must limit the amount of personal details you display in your accounts. Like if you post your birthday, leave out the year or direct message important information on Twitter so not everyone can see it.
In this age of ease of use and the ability to remain connected with friends and family at all times, we must be wary of the opportunists who lie in wait to take advantage. Remember that the easier technology makes our lives the easier it can be for criminals to gain access to our information so let’s do our due diligence and not make their job easier. Let’s protect ourselves while we enjoy ourselves.
I think I’ll change this to my Facebook status.