Start Protecting Your Email – Today

It has been revealed that a hacker (hacking group) has stolen over 272 million email addresses and passwords. These are from Google, Yahoo, Hotmail.

Even if you don’t use these – KEEP READING.
http://www.techinsider.io/russian-hacker-stolen-email-credentials-2016-5
Think about how bad this could be. If a hacker can get into your email without you knowing it, they now have unfettered access to all of the online services for which you use your email address as a password recovery system.

They can search your old emails to find out what financial institutions you use. Those institutions let you use your email to recover both your username and password.  Go to sleep tonight happy and wake up tomorrow morning with all of your money gone.

“Holy Cow!!! How can I prevent this?” you ask.  Here are a few steps you should take…

  1. Make your email password something different from any other password you use for anything else. Not even close. If you use a pneumonic to create your passwords, don’t even use it.
  2. If you don’t use 2-Factor Authentication (see #3) change your password NOW!
  3. Use 2-Factor Authentication https://goo.gl/m4VVCf for your email service provider. Even if they have your password, they can’t get into your account without knowing your Authentication Code (this is a code that is randomly generated every minute)
    1. If your email service doesn’t provide one – SWITCH NOW
      Your cable providers usually don’t – One more reason not to use them for your personal email (if you switch providers, you will lose your email address)
    2. If they do, turn it on TODAY.
      1. Google – https://goo.gl/IffX1z
      2. Yahoo – https://goo.gl/zYaQP0
      3. Hotmail/Outlook – http://goo.gl/8QJHys
  1. If your financial institutions offer 2-Factor authentication and you don’t have it enabled, enable it NOW.
  2. If you have your email on your phone (and who doesn’t) turn on your device locator service. This service will enable you to remotely wipe your phone if it is ever stolen.
    1. Android – https://goo.gl/R5CVy2
    2. iPhone – https://goo.gl/DvaKbf

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I’m Riding in the Tour De Cure for the American Diabetes Association

Together we can Stop Diabetes one mile at a time
I am riding in the 25th Anniversary ride of the Tour de Cure to help Stop Diabetes. I’m joining thousands of riders from across the country to celebrate this milestone and to raise money to further the mission of the American Diabetes Association: to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all those affected by diabetes.

With your help, we will fight for a future where a parent does not have to hear that their child has diabetes. A future where an adult does not have to face the uncertain times ahead after receiving a diabetes diagnosis. A future where you and I will know that we had a part in making this possible.

I know my participation in this year’s Tour de Cure can and will make a difference. Please help me in my quest to prevent and cure diabetes once and for all by making a donation. Your generosity would mean so much to me!

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Thank you!

3 Points and +2 in Goals!

I have to admit… Even though Villa are at the bottom of the table, I wasn’t completely confident about today’s match. I had hoped for a win, but 6 goals is pretty awesome.

Sturridge got a start and scored on a header. Emre Can was where he needed to be and Tore got his first goal for LFC.

Proud to be a fan toady.

#YNWA