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No matter which browser you use, always follow these top five security tips.
Q: How can I make sure my passwords and account security questions are strong enough to protect my information?
A: AOL and many other websites require you to set up passwords and Account Security Questions (ASQs). If your password is weak and too easy to guess, a hacker could break into your online account.
The perfect password is one that’s easy for you to remember but tough for others to guess. To make sure your personal information is protected, here are some tips for creating secure passwords and ASQs.
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