It should come as no surprise to you that accounts are being hacked on a daily basis. With so much of our lives online we are making hackers jobs really easy. Hackers have programs that can crack passwords in minutes. This is know as brute force attacks. When we use common numbers and terms we make it to easy for the hacker.
The type of passwords that were recommended yesterday are mandatory today. You should have different passwords for different type of accounts. You can keep a list of these passwords in an encrypted program. Your password must contact an upper case letter, number and a special symbol like the ones that can be found on the number keys on top of your keyboard. This is mandatory in today’s environment.