The strength of your password or pin code is very important these days. Yearly, there are reports about the hacking of personal accounts such as ATM cards, social media accounts, emails, and many others.
Today, most of our human activities are performed online and this is just small or at least, In some years to come almost everything will be done online or will be more digital.
With this, individuals that have bad, weak, easy to guess and predictable passwords and pin codes will always find their-selves in always trouble or serious cases. One of these bad habits about passwords and pin codes most people do is “using one password for almost all their accounts”.
“Here is an example or short story to help you understand this more”
Imagine you are a hacker, and you are able to predict and log into an email account. What will you do next? The smart ones are going to check the email messages of the victim and then know the website he/she has or owns an account there.
This is because once you sign up for a service online or on a website you will definitely get notification mail in your inbox. Now they glance through your messages and then select accounts like Bank online access, dupe business partners through email messages and most often social media accounts.
(And for the digital marketers, they can check affiliate websites to withdraw hard-earned commissions)
So here, if you have the same password as your email, you are doomed! All your accounts can be accessed easy and simple without breaking any sweat.
Below Are Some Of The Most-Used and Common Passwords To Avoid Using.
According to Forbes, Nord VPN password managers and Microsoft analysed and realized almost a 44million people having accounts there have simple passwords that are easily predictable and most are also use it to access almost all their accounts online.
Glance through the below passwords and if you find yours there, try your best to change it from today onwards to avoid future premium tears!
How To Generate a Strong Password: Simple Procedure
Just like we made mentioned, earlier in the first paragraph of this article, in the mere future we will get to a digital and online world. Those with bad, weak and predictable passwords and pin codes will always find their-selves in trouble.
Below is a simple way you can generate a strong password that you are not going to forget.
Your Name is : Rose Frimpong Jejuna
Your Phone Number is 02034……
Your Favourite colour is: Red
You may also love: Yellow
And You are a: Hispanic
The happiest day in your life: 12th May 1209
You can combine the above to form a nice and unpredictable password because nobody on earth is going to know everything about you including your favourite colour, food, and the day you felt happy or sad.
12th-Hispanic-jej- Frimp-yell-@-09 = 12thhispanicjejfrimpyell@09
Here we have combined all the above in other to get one single password that is memorable and readable. You can do this to create about 3-5 different passwords and use them in your accounts differently.