Password is the key of all your account, whether it is a social media account, bank account, email account etc. So, it is very essential that you generate a strong password for your account because if your password is secure then your valuable data is safe and secure. In case, if your password is weak then it can be easily hacked by hackers. Hence, Webroot team has given some tips so that you can set a strong password and hackers cannot be able to guess it. You can install this antivirus software through www.webroot.com/safe. This antivirus protects your valuable data from malware, spyware, Trojans, rootkits, ransomware, viruses and also from phishing attacks. It scans the data timely and monitors the network traffic. In this article, you will read the rules to set a strong password.
Rules you should Follow To Set a Strong Password:
It is strictly advised that you should create a password of at least 10 characters in length. Because the longer the password will be, difficult to crack by hackers. As lengthy password takes long time to guess by hackers.
The password which you generate for your account must be complex. It should contain upper and lower case characters, numbers and symbols and also 8 characters minimum length. For example, it should have 1 Upper case, 1 Lower Case, 1 Special Character and 1 Number. This will make your password complex, unique and strong.
Use Password Manager:
If the password is complex and unique, then it is quite obvious that it is difficult to remember. In this case, you can take help of the Webroot Password Manager in which you can store all the passwords of all the accounts securely. Password Manager will also help you to generate the password if you cannot be able to generate and it works on all the operating system.
You can also use the phrase for creating a password, if you do not want to use Password Manager Tool. The phrase will be easier to remember. And it is advised that you should change the passwords regularly, do not keep the same password for long.
Use Different Password For Different Account:
You should keep different password for different accounts. For instance, if hackers guess the password of one of your account then only that account will be compromised. Rest of your accounts will be safe, if they have different password. It is suggested that use different password for email account, pay pal or online banking account etc.
It is advised that you must follow these rules for setting your password, but if you want more help then you can take help of the expert of Webroot antivirus or you can go to its official website through webroot.com/safe.