👍 #897 - Why Your "Unimportant" Accounts Matter
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So you think that account is unimportant?
I predict that within a couple of years you'll reconsidered that stance. In fact, in the worst case, you'll wish you had treated it more seriously today.
The fact is so-called "unimportant" accounts, or if you think you're unimportant because you have no money, are still highly desired by hackers.
Without proper security hackers can still cause you a world of hurt.
Why Your "Unimportant" Accounts Matter goes into the details.
Also this week:
- Searching a site without search.
- The dangerous default setting you need to change.
- Blocking someone from stealing your Wi-Fi.
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Why Your "Unimportant" Accounts Matter
Even the unimportant ones can cause you problems.
Regardless of your initial thoughts, every account is important, and we are all targets.
Also This Week on Ask Leo!
How Do I Search a Site That Has No Search Box?
|Many sites lack a search facility. Fortunately, it's easy to do it yourself using a search engine like Google. Even when sites provide their own, this do-it-yourself solution may give you better results.|
Windows File Explorer Settings: the Setting You Should Change Right Now
|Windows File Explorer tries to help by hiding some information. Unfortunately, that opens a hole hackers can use to fool you.|
How Do I Block Someone From Using My Wi-Fi?
|Most Wi-Fi access points and routers easily let you block someone from using your Wi-Fi. I'll cover the simple steps.|
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How Do I Block Someone From Using My Wi-Fi?Most Wi-Fi access points and routers easily let you block someone from using your Wi-Fi. I'll cover the simple steps.
Why Your "Unimportant" Accounts MatterRegardless of your initial thoughts, every account is important, and we are all targets.
Windows File Explorer Settings: the Setting You Should Change Right NowWindows File Explorer tries to help by hiding some information. Unfortunately, that opens a hole hackers can use to fool you.
How Do I Search a Site That Has No Search Box?Many sites lack a search facility. Fortunately, it's easy to do it yourself using a search engine like Google. Even when sites provide their own, this do-it-yourself solution may give you better results.
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