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7 Ways to Protect Your Gmail Against Unauthorised Access

Email is the most invaluable asset of anyone’s identity on the web. You use email everyday and have all the important information stored in your inbox. All your social networking accounts, website registrations, Paypal accounts etc are connected and controlled by your email and thus it makes sense to completely secure your Gmail account and prevent unauthorised access. Choosing a strong password is not enough, you should be well aware how people try to gain access to other people’s email accounts by unfair means. Here are some useful tips on securing your Gmail account and avoid getting hacked: (more…)

3 Password Tools That Can Simplify Your Life — And Protect You From Hackers

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The recent news that someone using your computer can see all of your passwords stored in Chrome with a few clicks made me aware of something that I had known — but ignored — for a long time: I have five or six passwords for dozens of accounts.

I’ve heeded the warnings and tried to come up with secure passwords that combine letters, numbers, capital letters and symbols. But often, I’m unable to remember a password and find myself wasting time resetting it.

Enter “password management” tools. These services generate unique passwords for each site that requires one. Your codes are all stored in one central place, which can be unlocked with one master password. (So be sure you don’t forget it.) (more…)