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.

Lock down your router Your home Wi-Fi router is probably the most sensitive Internet connection in your life, since home is where you're most likely to view your bank accounts and other sensitive information online. But alas, most people stick to basic or—shudder—default passwords for their home network.

For the best home Wi-Fi security, use WPA2 encryption and a randomly generated login password that is at least 30 characters long. The longer and more random it is, the harder it is to crack (the occasional flaw in router firmware aside). Can’t remember a 30-character password? Save it in your password manager. Finally, don't forget to change the user name and password for your router’s admin panel.

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