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June 26th, 2011
04:08 AM ET

Password Goof Reveals Secret Files

It's happened again. Another security breach that compromised the personal information of 25 million people. But that number isn't the only thing that makes this breach a big deal.

Look for digital lifestyle expert Mario Armstrong's segments in the 8 o'clock hour of CNN Saturday Morning with T.J. Holmes.

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  1. Guy Kayton

    TJ I have a better Password solution. It is based on the site you are entering a password for so it changes for every site but is easy to remember. First you pick a word you won't forget like your dogs name. You use your initials and a number like the date of your birth.

    Example: I will use Puppy for say my dogs name, pluse my initials GBK and a day of birth like 10th. And I use the first 2 characters of the site.

    Example: for Google site I would use GoGbkPuppy10 Go for Google; Gbk for initials; Dogs name Puppy; and date.

    Example Yahoo would be YaGbkPuppy10

    Example CNN would be CnGbkPuppy10

    Example Twitter would be TwGbkPuppy10

    See how easy this is? I only have to remember GbkPuppy10 but my password changes for every site.

    Guy

    July 2, 2011 at 8:44 am |

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