Though the digital age of today provides many perks to make daily life more convenient, there are also many hazards that can threaten the security of one’s online persona. Hacking is a larger threat than ever in the global landscape, putting Internet users at the hands of intrusion and inconvenience at best, or humiliation, identity theft and impersonation at worst. JW Maxx Solutions, a reputation management expert, reveals the top password scams of the year that Internet users need to be guarded against to stay safe while online.
Don’t use names. Not using one’s first or last name goes without saying, but also a password should now be something publicly repine resentative of oneself.Online reputation expert JW Maxx Solutions recommends that web surfers avoid using names of kids, spouses or pets as well. These are usually the first guesses of those trying to gain undue access to an account.