OMG, never thought of this!
One activity many of us routinely do straight up invites identity theft: Tagging or paying tribute on Facebook to a mom who displays her maiden name.
One of the top identity security questions asked on financial sites is, “What is your mother’s maiden name?” You get asked pretty much every time you forget a password or try to log in from a new computer. Our mothers’ maiden names unlock a big part of our identity ― and yet every year around Mother’s Day, those of us with moms who use or display their maiden names on Facebook make it a little easier for the bad guys to crack our code. Read more via huffingtonpost.com.
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