In a few short years, it seems as though the banking industry has revolutionized. It is now easier (and more convenient than ever) to tend to your banking needs, all from the comforts of your pyjamas. Gone are the notions of banking hours, and the never ending lineups when you want to deposit your paycheck.
However, if you’re anything like my parents, some of the newer online banking options seem a little too good to be safe. Rest assured that the overall consensus from both banks and computer wizards is that as long as you’re smart, online banking is secure. PC Mag suggests that the simplest way to remain secure in online banking may be the most obvious one: Use a Strong Password. “It probably doesn't matter if someone else gains unauthorized access to your Club Penguin password. You may have to do some damage control and explain that you didn't actually post those nasty messages. But a malefactor who cracks or guesses your online banking password can drain your account dry. If you memorize just one strong password, make it your online banking password.1”