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security:misc:blackmail-email-scams [2020/06/16 07:06]
Karson N.
security:misc:blackmail-email-scams [2020/06/16 15:42] (current)
Karson N. [Use Strong Passwords]
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-Any passwords included in the spoofed scam-email are usually gleaned from previous data breaches((See the NYT article)) -- however, ((https://www.knownhost.com/wiki/security/misc/how-can-i-generate-a-secure-random-password))**[[https://www.knownhost.com/wiki/security/misc/how-can-i-generate-a-secure-random-password|you should be using strong passwords]]** that are **unique** to every email, social media, cPanel (etc.) account you log into.  Now is a good a time as any to change your passwords if you have not changed your password in a long while, if the passwords you use are weak, or if you use (or have used) the same password for more than one login.+Any passwords included in the spoofed scam-email are usually gleaned from previous data breaches((See the NYT article)) -- however, [[security/misc/how-can-i-generate-a-secure-random-password|you should be using strong passwords]] that are **unique** to every email, social media, cPanel (etc.) account you log into.  Now is a good a time as any to change your passwords if you have not changed your password in a long while, if the passwords you use are weak, or if you use (or have used) the same password for more than one login.
  
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security/misc/blackmail-email-scams.txt · Last modified: 2020/06/16 15:42 by Karson N.