The name of your dog is not a good choice for an online password, and neither are the cryptic variations of it. Hackers are aware that people modify a familiar name when required to enter letters, numbers and symbols as a password and they are able to guess it. A better idea is to use a few random words if that option is available. Make sure any website you do business with has the Trust Guard seal on it.
- Cyber security is everyone’s issue. You should take steps to protect your identity.
- Simple passwords are easily broken by brute Force attacks. This attack uses a list of dictionary words to break your password
- There are companies that will create and store complex passwords for you.
“One of the most annoying things you’ll come across on the web is when a website forces you to create a complicated password.”
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