Most people have multiple passwords for e-mail accounts, online banking, discussion forums, site memberships, eBay, PayPal and so on.
With so many passwords to remember, it can be difficult to remember them, and people may think it is easier to simply use the same password on different sites, or to use passwords that are easy to remember such their date-of-birth or a child’s name.
Unfortunately, these types of passwords can easily be hacked. The problem is that while you might be able to remember these passwords, which is why so many people use basic passwords and phrases, they are not at all secure and hackers will be able to easily crack them to obtain your account information.
The following 10 tips will help you to create strong, secure and hacker-proof passwords and phrases.
10 Tips for Creating Secure Passwords
By Vangie Beal, Last updated July 06, 2009