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Thursday, June 7, 2012

Always use unique passwords!

Recently we found out that LinkedIn has managed to loose our passwords, so that they encourage people to create new passwords.

And if you are like many others, you have the same password for other sites. With a very easy trick you can guarantee a unique password for all your sites, and its quite easy.
All you have to do is remember an easy formula which you decide.

The formula is:
followed by the first three (or last three) letters in the url. You can combine this to put it before or after your password.

So for LinkedIn for instance it would be: lin or din or lin or din

By doing this, you don't have to login to all the other sites and change your password if your password ever gets compromised.

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