Why you need to stop using your ex's last name as your go-to password.
Passwords are funny little things:
Fragments of meaningful memories of the places and people that we hold closest to our hearts; we use the name of the goldfish from our tenth birthday as our banking password and our high school sweetheart’s birthdate as the password for our eBay account. It’s a good thing that hackers aren’t able to reach inside our hearts and pull out the string of credit card and personal identification information strung together by our favorite hobbies and pets’ names – however, they could instead simply use a software to unscramble our simplistic passwords in a mere moment – and they will. Hackers will eventually break the algorithm that keeps your password safe unless you step away from those personalized passwords and follow the tips bellow.