You may have heard that as many as 500 million Yahoo accounts had their security breached. According to the company, the stolen information may have included names, email addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth, and some security questions and answers.
strong randomized phrase that I will be able to remember. Then, because I have multiple email accounts, when I change one of them I change them all. (Each account has a similar, but different password to help me keep everything straight.) Then, in addition to the email sites themselves, there's the additional websites that are tied into one of the email accounts and need to have their passwords updated, too.
In the end I updated my password in five different places. When you also count the cell phone and tablet apps, I did it a total of fifteen times. The good news is that after entering new passwords so many times I've committed them to memory.