Tips for Creating Strong Password
Such a nice topic it is How to create strong passwords, as password always do remind of some long seen girlfriends of the past. Many men use their first girlfriends name as their passwords. But here we are going to see some facts to keep your digital account safer with a password which easier is to remember.
Some rules in creating a password.
Rule 1: Never use any dictionary word as a passwords
All password cracking software’s are loaded with dictionary words, and it will be easier to find the password you have set.
Rule 2: Never use any phone number, ID card number or Exam Enrollment number as a password.
Number only passwords are easier to crack than text passwords. (Text includes 52 characters and number only has 10 characters) If someone close to you tries to hack your account, for sure your password will make them happy when you’re a number is used
Rule 3: never use your family members name as your password
If both the some are not working anyone would go for the third option. Most married men use their daughter’s pet name or their deceased mothers name as their password. People talk their loved ones when drunk and emails have their loved ones name as passwords, so one doesn’t have to be your close friend to know your personnel information all he need is to sit next to you in the bar.
Now the Do s
Rule 1: Make sure your password is 8 characters or more. The more the characters the longer it takes to find it.
Rule 2: At least use 2 numbers and one Capital letter in your password.
Rule 3: Use one special character. If more special characters are used, it will be good. But make sure it weather it is easier to remember.
Below is an example of how to construct a sample password.
Think any of your loved ones name or your first girlfriend’s name. Like Lynda. Capitalize the first letter and add their year she graduated from college.
Use any specific pet name you used to call her, it you are the only one who knows it. Or think of any incident you both really enjoyed a lot. Add that word in between the two and capitalize each word.
Now we have a strong password. Passwords in languages other than English will be safer like this.
One more tip to use different passwords for different accounts, classify your password as full, standard and small. Use them according to the level of security that needs.
Okay if never had a girlfriend or any easy password to remember just use any English sentence with the above rules to have a strong password.
Continuous words or sentences with or without any space also make a strong password even though they all are dictionary words
Using a strong password helps a lot but, be aware when using computers in public places and a few more steps make it more secure
- 1. Make sure no one is watching you from the back.
- 2. Never select remember password in any browsers.
- 3. Try to use private browsing in Firefox and Incognito Browsing in Google Chrome. Those modes delete all the Sensitive data when the browser is closed.
- 4. Try to avoid using computers having virus while accessing sensitive accounts like banking Websites.
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