THUNDER BAY – A Russian Crime Ring have stolen over a billion usernames and passwords.
Joe Q and the team from Sencia Canada advise, “With news that hackers have stolen more than a billion usernames & passwords, now is a good time to update your password”.A strong passwords should:
- Should be at least eight characters long
- Does not contain a complete dictionary word
- Does not contain your user name, real name, or company name
- Is significantly different from your previous passwords
- Contains a mixture of uppercase, lowercase, numbers & symbols