If you're on the Internet, then you know what a password is. Even if you aren't on the Internet, you clearly know how a password works. Let's be real - who doesn't!?
The real question is... do you have a completely secure password?
Some people skip over putting in that extra effort towards creating a unique and secure password. Perhaps they just assume nothing could ever happen to them, and maybe nothing ever will. But that's the first and biggest mistake about using the Internet and creating accounts really anywhere on the web.
Generally speaking, if your password contains any ordinary word, by itself - then it probably isn't as secure as it could be.
Most websites won't let you use a password that's super basic anymore. Meaning you have to have at least a number, symbol, or capital letter.
You see, most passwords are case sensitive, which helps you a fair bit to create something unique that you can remember. You can even include symbols such as @&!) as well.
This means that for example, you could turn a regular password such as "fastcar" into something far more difficult to EVER crack by doing something like: "!(faSt22CAR)!"
Let's say you replace the "22" with your favorite number or a number of significance that mainly only you would be familiar with. Sure that kind of password mind be more obnoxious to type in, but think of how much effort it would take to crack that password.
If you want to take it a step further, you can even generate a completely random password or use a variety of FREE random password generator sites out there on the Internet.
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