Question: What Should You Not Use As A Password?

What should never be used in your password?

Top 10 Worst Passwords That You Should Never Use12345.

The overuse of 12345 dates back many years.

Your Social Security Number.

The second worst password is a social security number.

Any Password Without a Number or Symbol.

The stronger your password the more secure it is.

StrongPassword.

password.

696969.

Your Name.

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Can I use one password for everything?

There are two risks when using only one password. First, if any of your accounts are compromised, all accounts are vulnerable. If a hacker is able to get your password for one account, they can now run around and use that password on all your accounts. Not knowing where your accounts are doesn’t stop them, either.

Do and don’ts of password security?

8 Do’s and Don’ts of Good PasswordsDon’t make short passwords. … Don’t store your password where it can be easily found. … Don’t keep a password for too long. … Don’t make a password that’s easy to guess. … Do make passwords easy to remember. … Do use a password manager. … Do use a different password for every site. … Do play with your security question answers.

How do hackers know your password?

Your passwords are stored in secure systems by using some special algorithms known as “hashing.” Hackers try to access these passwords using different techniques, the most popular one is called a “Dictionary attack,” where the computer tries over and over again.