Online security: many passwords and many risks
Despite repeated recommendations not to do so, people typically write down their user names and passwords or recycle them from one site to the next. That means that if a thief gets hold of the list, or your core password, the Internet can become the world's window into your computer, your finances and your identity.
Identity theft is a $55 billion-a-year concern, according to most leading estimates. Last year, Arizona had more identity-theft victims per capita than any other state, according to data compiled by the Federal Trade Commission.
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