Friday, August 30, 2019

9 Reasons Your Password Is Going to Get You Hacked


You may feel like your password is safe because it uses letters, numbers, and an ampersand, but don’t be so sure. Here are secrets to why your secure account is more hackable than you think.

  1. Your password is "Password"
  2. You didn't check it's strength first
  3. You use the same password for everything
  4. Your security question is obvious
  5. You use a. common phrase
  6. You didn't use the space bar
  7. You didn't use a mnemonic device
  8. It's not long enough
  9. You didn't use two-factor authentication
Read all the details in Damon Beres' article at

Friday, August 2, 2019

11 Things You Think are Recyclable but They're Not

Hold up—don’t toss those empty containers in the recycling bin just yet! While it’s great to recycle as much as possible, there are some items that don’t belong in that bin.
  1. Some TakeOut Containers
  2. Plastic Bottle Caps
  3. Some Paper Products
  4. Plastic Grocery Bags
  5. Wire Hangers
  6. Ceramics
  7. Some Types of Glass
  8. Styrofoam
  9. Shredded Paper
  10. Some Drink Cartons
  11. Colored Paper
Details are in the article by Rachel Brougham at