It is important to have a password that is easy to remember, but hard to guess.
Hackers can guess your password if it is a name or word from the dictionary.
The best password will contain the following:
At least two Capital letters
At least one lower-case letter
At least one number
At least two symbols
Writing down your password is the most common security risk.
But imagining and then remembering such a password can be difficult.
Ok, here is how to make great passwords.
Start with a really simple word or name at least 6 letters long. I will use my name:HDWEBPROVIDER™
Change two letters to symbols that looks similar. Use $ for s, @ for a, ! for i, and so on: HD W*b pr*vid*r
Change a letter to a number that looks similar. Use 1 for l, 0 for o, 8 for b, and so on: HD W*b pr*vid*r 2
Include two Capital letters, like this: HD W*b pr*vid*r2
Great! Now you have a password that is easy to remember, but hard to guess.
It is acceptable to make a few different passwords and reuse them for different sites and devices. Just be sure that you don't reuse your most important passwords.
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