Safety Tips for Media

Areli Avila

Oversharing Passwords

You should never overshare or even share your password to anyone. Always change your password every 6 months. You should also not reveal too much on social media (birth-date, pets name, address, etc) . There are also other reasons why you should not reveal too much on social media.


  • Hackers can use your information to figure out passwords or answer security questions to access your accounts.
  • Lock down your social media settings and ONLY "friend" people you know.
  • Use unique and hard-to-guess passwords
  • Change your most important passwords every 6 months.
How to Create a Secure Password (plus passwords to stay away from)
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