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Despite this, by no means should you never change your password. You should! But just not as often you might think.
When is changing your password a good idea?
if you share your password with a friend (you never know what someone might do)
someone who had access to the password leaves the company or no longer requires access
if you think you have given your password to a phising website
if your password is weak
if you think someone might have seen you type in your password
TOP TIP: if you change your password, make sure you change all of your accounts where you have used that password. Hackers will probably know which accounts you have and will try use the same password on those accounts.
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