March 22, 2014

Infographic: Is Your Password Really Protecting You?


Hackers operate in various ways, but they’re all motivated by personal gain, and the telltale aspect of personal gain is money — your money. Whether they’re targeting your bank accounts, email addresses, or ATM pin numbers, the first step in their shady process is to crack your passwords.

Cyber criminals are becoming more and more sophisticated, and hacking software can crack the average password in a matter of minutes.

The ultimate goal when creating a password is to make sure it’s strong enough to foil even the most experienced hacker.

(infographic by: CheckMate; protect your passwords with LastPass)