Friday, November 25, 2011

[quick tips] Passwords

Passwords are the first line of defense against cyber criminals. It’s important to pick strong passwords that are different for each of your important accounts and to change them regularly. Here are some ideas to help create strong passwords.

  • Use a unique password for all your important accounts.
  • Use a long password
  • Use a password with a mix of letters, numbers, and symbols
  • Try using a line from a song, film or play
  • Make sure your password recovery options are up-to-date and secure
  • Keep your password reminders in a secret place that isn’t easily visible


==Extra==

The 25 “worst” internet passwords were”
  • Password    //ok, you are using capital letters
  • 123456
  • 12345678
  • qwerty      // wtf?!
  • abc123
  • monkey
  • 1234567
  • letmein
  • trustno1     // fail #1
  • dragon
  • baseball
  • 111111      // all binary
  • iloveyou
  • master
  • sunshine
  • Ashley
  • Bailey
  • passw0rd    //very complex....
  • shadow
  • 123123
  • 654321
  • superman     //nerd
  • qazwsx
  • Michael
  • Football

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