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Tip of the week
Strong passwords and two-factor authentication aren't just for the accounts you use every day. If you've got an old, inactive account that you're keeping around, it's worth making sure you remain in control of it. There's probably still data in them that you want to keep private, and as we cover in one of our stories this week, old accounts with weak passwords are an attractive target for hackers who resell established accounts to get around spam filters. Many sites have added stronger forms of two-factor authentication in the last few years, and for those of you who only started using a password manager recently, you probably have weak passwords for the accounts that you set up a while ago. See if there are accounts you haven't logged into in a while (old email addresses, social media services that you haven't kept up with) and bring them up to your …