Choose a password which is hard-to-guess and don’t contain dictionary words, and that don’t contain information about the user (such as the user ID, names of family members, date of birth, etc.).
- Don't use obvious base-words like a name, birthday or date, these are easier to crack than whole phrases.
- Change your passwords periodically or whenever it may have become compromised.
- Don't re-use an expired password.
- Mixing in numbers and letters (e.g.: j78hu5948h0gy67g)
- Use at least 10 characters in your password or passphrase
- Do not tell anybody your password.
- Do not use any passwords you just saw on this page; they are now openly known and easy to find.
- Do not write your password anywhere where it might be seen or found.