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2. Use Strong Passwords

Your identity is at risk in two major venues: online and in the real world. You can help protect your online identity by choosing strong passwords that contain a mix of upper-case and lower-case letters as well as numbers and symbols. You should never use obvious passwords such as your birthdate, childhood address or pet's name — and avoid "password," "12345" and the like, as well. Choose a unique password for every site.

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