How secure is Hubpages Login? Has anyone ever had their HP account hacked??

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  1. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image96
    Wesman Todd Shawposted 7 years ago

    How secure is Hubpages Login?  Has anyone ever had their HP account hacked??

  2. yazoogal43 profile image36
    yazoogal43posted 7 years ago

    It isn't. I have had mine hacked into and FACEBOOK IS EVEN MORE VIABLE. cHANGE YOUR ACCOUNT AND USE A FOREIGN WORD AS A PASSWORD. YOUR HUBS CAN BE PLAGERIZED WITHOUT YOUR KNOWING KEEP A COPY EVERYTIME YOU WRITE ONE.

  3. KevinStyles profile image56
    KevinStylesposted 7 years ago

    i doubt hub pages has any security issues, you should be more concerned about the adware and viruses running on your local computer, and most importantly anything you have installed from any website could collect information then relay it to another server. Virus scan + firewall + don't use internet explorer + do not install anything from none trustworthy people/domains = you should be fine but scan your computer anyway.

  4. davecurtis profile image61
    davecurtisposted 7 years ago

    Make sure your hubpages password is very secure. Ensure the following: Include punctuation marks and/or numbers. Mix capital and lowercase letters. Include similar looking substitutions, such as the number zero for the letter 'O' or '$' for the letter 'S'. Create a unique acronym. Include phonetic replacements, such as 'Luv 2 Laf' for 'Love to Laugh'.

  5. Kwazzy profile image56
    Kwazzyposted 7 years ago

    Most websites use a symmetric algorithm, most common is AES which is Advanced Encryption Standard, it does the job very well and is used with Facebook, and Hubpages. Only way you'll get hacked on either is if you have an easy password or a keylogger. but thats the case for any website, unless they have an onscreen keyboard like some.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Advanced_E … n_Standard

    I'm an IT for the US Navy and I dealt with this for a nice amount of time.

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