Do you have a secure password for your online accounts? If your password is on SplashDatas(via 9to5Mac)annual list of the 25 most hacked passwords of 2014, you certainly dont.
Once again, 123456 is the most troublesome password on the list. This is followed by password, 12345, 12345678, and qwerty.
Securing your Apple ID
To make your Apple ID more secure, we suggest using Cupertinos two-step verification process. This is available for iCloud and Apple ID users.
The system requires a user to verify their identity before making changes to an account or processing an iTunes or App Store purchase from a new device. If enabled, the process takes the place of security questions.
When two-step verification is enabled, a security code can be sent via SMS or through the Find my iPhone app, if installed. If you ever lose your device or forget your password, a recovery key will also be provided for accessing an account.
To set up two-step verification, follow these steps: