“One third of Americans have improved their online security since the iCloud hacks,” Ben Lovejoy reports for 9to5Mac.

“A YouGov survey of more than 1,000 American consumers commissioned by security company Tresorit found that just over a third of them have taken steps to beef-up their online security in response to the iCloud hacks,” Lovejoy reports.

“The most common response was to change passwords for stronger ones,” Lovejoy reports, “with 13 percent creating different passwords for each online service and 6 percent enabling two-step verification.”

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MacDailyNews Note: Use two-step verification for Apple ID to keep your personal information as secure as possible. More info here.

Always use unique passwords, do not reuse passwords for different services, and use Apple’s Keychain Access and iCloud Keychain to create and manage them. When used properly, this system works like a dream.

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