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How to Create a Strong Password You can Remember

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For almost every account that you create online, you're required to make a secure password. Passwords provide the first line of defense against unauthorized access to your account. The stronger you password, the more protected your account will be from hackers and malicious software. Meanwhile, it should be easy for you to remember (since many users complained they forgot laptop password they created before).So, how to create a secure yet easy-to-remember password? Keep on reading for the answer.

What Make a Password Strong?

A strong password should:

How to Create a Secure yet Easy-to-Remember?

Follow the tutorial to create a password that is complex enough to foil repetition attacks and intuitive enough for you to remember.

Step 1: Start with a base word phrase

Choose an easy-to-remember catchphrase, quotation or saying, and take the first letter from each word. Choose a phrase that is memorable to you.

Examples of some base word phrases:

It is not length of life, but depth of life.

Step 2: Lengthen the Phrase

Automated password cracking tools used by hackers can easily crack passwords under 8 characters in a short time period. Make your password 12-15-characters in length. You can add the website name or computer software name to the base phrase.

Step 3: Swap in Non-alphabetic and uppercase characters

Even a fairly long password made up of one type of character can be cracked quickly. Use a variety and use at least 2 upper-case letters, 2 lower-case letters, 2 numbers, and 2 special characters (except the common ones such as "!@#$")

Don't Use the Worst Passwords of 2013

You should always avoid using the password which is to easy to be hacked, like:

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