When we set up two-step verification for our online accounts, we think that we are secure. By protecting ourselves with both a password and a security question (or even a whole series of security questions), we think that we are safe.
Security questions often relate to information such as mother’s maiden name, date of birth, childhood nickname, favourite school teacher, etc.
The problem is, much of this information can be found through both our own and our friend’s social media accounts. We often list our date of birth and high school on Facebook, and our friends may well refer to our nickname when posting on our comments and photos. If you have a personal website, blog or vlogging account, the chances of people finding out that information are even higher.
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