Rocky’s friend, Jeff Watson had his blog hacked. (A malicious person guessed his password and deleted the blog plus years of posts.)
Rocky sought the assistance of the skilled “Happiness Engineers” at WORDPRESS.COM, and after a six week abeyance, Jeff is back online — sharing his wit and wisdom with the world.
His experience reminds Rocky that periodically changing passwords is a good idea. (It’s also a good idea to occasionally change the batteries in one’s smoke detector.)
Here are some good tricks to creating and remembering “strong” passwords:
[Disclosure: Rocky's smoke detectors beep when their batteries are low. Most blogs do not beep, making them dangerous at night.]