What if someone obtained your password and wiped out your accounts? Does this sound crazy? Well it happened to a writer at Wired magazine.  He had his Google account deleted  and his Apple ID was broken into. They then used that to remotely erase all data on his IPHONE, IPAD and MACBOOK. Make sure you always have more than one method of backup and recovery. Also, make sure you use different passwords for different services and change them every 90 days or so. This is an interesting read and the article can be found here http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2012/08/apple-amazon-mat-honan-hacking/all/.