Post my cyber scam I spent all of yesterday
mounting a defense. Assured by Apple that
my passwords were fine - I changed them.
A tedious task that proves how fragile one's
personal security is on-line. If you're like
me - you forgot all of your passwords. Not
recording them in one spot. Post allowing a
stranger to roam my laptop I didn't type out
and save my new passwords on my desktop.
Instead I did it the old fashioned way with
pen on paper. Nor did I let some password
"tool" generate "options. Instead I used my
own secret code. Now let's hope it works!
you blame me? At least for me, my personal
laptop is about as personal as I can get. My
constant companion throughout each day.
Right or wrong I rely on my computer. Or...
some might suggest have become addicted to
the instant access it offers to world at large.
Hence like it or not, we're a team. Thus when
somebody threatens my sidekick I kick into
defense mode. Ultimately I have to hope I've
done everything I can do to insure my data
remains secure. However I'm certain I've a
bad case of post traumatic stress syndrome.
happens I feel like said stress is cutting it
even closer. The last thing I need is to end
up with a massive tumor caused by some
huckster in India. Reason enough to do my
best to learn from my mistakes. Which are
mostly driven by my desire for a quick fix.
When crisis hits I spring to action. A good
thing except when not accompanied by a
dose of cautious reason. So the next time
something goes wrong I need to think first.
Otherwise I'll only make things worse.
Hence my new password is CAUTION.