👍 #919 - How Do I Recover My Facebook Password?
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Prepare, ahead of time, for when (not if) you lose your Facebook (or other) account. Even just this week we've seen a rise in account hacking attempts specifically targetting Facebook accounts.
Don't be that person that loses their account forever because they weren't prepared.
This week's featured article goes into more detail: How Do I Recover My Facebook Password?
Also this week:
- Changing your email address.
- Found thumb drives.
- Hacking versus turning off your computer.
As always, links below.
Gary and I had a very intersting discussion about AI, based on the news reports last week that a Google engineer had decided one of their AIs had acheived sentience.
Summer is finally here! (OK, at least in the northern hemisphere. ) Hope you can enjoy it!
How Do I Recover My Facebook Password?
It's much easier if you've properly prepared.
If you've lost your Facebook password, there are a couple of ways to recover: use the Facebook process for account recovery, or check your browser's remembered passwords.
Also This Week on Ask Leo!
How Do I Change My Email Address?
|Changing an email address involves changing more than just the address. I'll look at common scenarios and a few additional approaches.|
I Found a Thumb Drive. Should I Plug It In?
|USB thumb drives or flash drives are a non-obvious but easy way to spread malware. Be careful when dealing with any unknown device.|
If I Leave My Computer Always On, Am I More Likely to Be Hacked?
|Leaving your computer on 24 hours a day rarely increases risk significantly, as long as you follow a couple of simple guidelines.|
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If I Leave My Computer Always On, Am I More Likely to Be Hacked?Leaving your computer on 24 hours a day does not make it more likely to be hacked, as long as you follow a couple of simple guidelines.
I Found a Thumb Drive. Should I Plug It In?USB thumb drives or flash drives are a non-obvious but easy way to spread malware. Be careful when dealing with any unknown device.
How Do I Recover My Facebook Password?If you've lost your Facebook password, there are a couple of ways to recover: use the Facebook process for account recovery, or check your browser's remembered passwords.
How Do I Change My Email Address?Changing an email address involves changing more than just the address. I'll look at common scenarios and a few additional approaches.
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