How to Secure Your Online Identity, by the ACLU's Christopher Soghoian

Illustration by Steph Davidson

The websites you use get hacked a lot. That’s why it’s so important to never reuse passwords. It matters less to have a long password than to use a different one for every site. Outsource your passwords to a manager like LastPass or 1Password. They generate unique passwords for every site you need to log into. And turn on two-factor authentication if you have a Google mail account.

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