April 10, 2014 | Anna D

I'm suddenly very anxious about my e-mail and online bank accounts.

Tech experts are urging us all to change our online passwords this week. They've found a weak spot in a program that many websites use to keep our private information secure.

I find it worrying that so many websites use the same security program. I'll be changing my passwords this time, but could there be a better way of keeping our private data secure?

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