In Pictures: 10 critical security habits you should be doing (but aren't)

Staying safe these digital days takes more than antivirus. Here are 10 fundamental things you do to protect your PC and other devices.

Use a password manager Saying that passwords are dead is a popular meme. Until someone figures out a viable and universal replacement, however, we’re stuck with them.

Alas, passwords are a pain, since you should be using a long string of random letters, numbers, and special characters for all your critical accounts. Passwords that complex are as difficult to remember as they are to crack—which is why using a password manager that can generate and save those passwords for you is so crucial.

Password Mangers are easy to use, and most are cross-platform, giving you access to the data on PCs and mobile devices alike. Our favorites include LastPass, Dashlane, 1Password, and KeePass.

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