Hello again! As the sun rises later and later each day, we're finding ourselves really appreciating the value of a cup of hot tea in the morning - nothing fancy or elaborate, just plain, good tea before we head out the door. In the same way, as the internet gets more dangerous and new threats are discovered each day, we're appreciating the value of security basics, like strong passwords in a password manager. Two of today's stories cover new reports of attacks where giving each site a unique, strong password would have kept you safe.
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Tip of the week
We've talked before about how useful computer backups can be, and we've also talked about the risk of social media companies disabling your account without warning. In addition to backups of your computer, it's useful to have backups of your social media data. If you ever lose access to your account for any reason, you won't lose access to any photos or posts you only posted to social media.