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General Security Tips

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Amaury, Jul 13, 2016.

  1. Amaury

    Amaury Well-Known Member

    • Update your passwords at least about every six months.
    • If you're one of those who uses the same password across multiple sites, use common sense. Obviously, passwords for banking should absolutely be different and unique. However, if you're an administrator or a moderator on a forum, those passwords should also be unique. Otherwise, if it's just small sites, like here—although, obviously, your license account password should be different—where you're just a member, it's not too big of a deal.
    • If you feel you may have fallen for some phishing spam or even just end up on some spam site via a link, even if it turns out be nothing in the latter's case, run scans and then update passwords immediately.
    • Use two-step authentication.

    Feel free to provide other security tips, and I'll add them to the list. Just thought this might be something fun to do.
    Last edited: Jul 13, 2016
  2. ManagerJosh

    ManagerJosh Well-Known Member

    Use 2FA.
    Alfa1 likes this.
  3. ManagerJosh

    ManagerJosh Well-Known Member

    Don't use answers to security questions that can be found on:
    • social media
    • public databases
    • common knowledge

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