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In online banking, good security hinges on a rock-solid password.

But many passwords are easily hacked, says DeCastro. He advises using a difficult password with a three-, four- or five-word phrase followed by a number and a symbol, such as an exclamation point.

"Never write your password down," he says. Also, don't let your computer remember your password.


 

 

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