Help! yahoo is telling me do delete my security questions to make my account more secure. How can this be?

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MARIA:
"Security questions" usually have answers that are based on real-life information about you such as a friend's name, pet's name, or the high school you attended. Someone who knows about you in real life has a decent chance at guessing the answers. So "security questions" actually reduce security.

Passwords should & can be unrelated to any information about you. For example, a good password is a sequence of random letters, digits, & some special characters. It has nothing to do with other information about you, so even someone who knows about you in real life couldn't guess it, unlike a "security question". (Sadly, most people use information about themselves to construct memorable passwords, but they shouldn't.)

Relevant & decent article about this:
http://www.macworld.com/article/2016925/…

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Any hacker who managed to get account information will have been able to see your questions and answers. They could use that to take over your account.
Dylan:
They want you to make new ones just in the case of a hack. I already had to do the same thing.
Enigma:
If you received that message through an email then it is a scam.

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