We have been told countless times to strengthen our passwords. We have so many of them and the majority of us are guilty of not making our passwords unique and strong enough using a combination of letters (some capitalized), numbers and where allowable, symbols. No one wants to be hacked and have their data compromised. Look at the attached articles to see how you can thwart a hacker from less than an hour to more than a lifetime. The iPhone article is focused on one product, but you can do so much more for your protection on all your other devices -- home computers and notebooks, and electronic accounts.