Reply
Newbie

Creating Safe and Easy to Remember Passwords

Creating a password that is not only safe but easy to remember is always hard. There are still people who set their password to the default or something like password123. 

The easy way to create safe and easy to remember passwords is to create a statement or saying with letters and numbers. Here are some examples:

  • Uhave4cats! 
  • Bee4Ugo2?
  • BeforeUgo2!
  • BefourUgo2it?
  • Those8kitsRhard1s

The key is to make up a generic sentence or statement without any specific information about yourself and substitute numbers, misspelling, and special characters that are easy for you to remember. 

Also, I usually write it out first, then practice typing it on the keyboard to see how easy it is to type and remember. You may find some combinations that are difficult to type or remember. 

Honored Social Butterfly

That's a good idea. But why not use a password manager? I was just reading this article on AARP personal technology webpage about using a password manager. I had wondered about safety issues with the browser versions on Chrome and Safari. I started using Chrome during the pandemic because I was / am constantly shopping on apps. Apparently, both are quite safe to use. 

 

https://www.aarp.org/home-family/personal-technology/info-2021/use-a-password-manager-for-online-sec...

 

 

“Music can change the world, because music can change people.” Bono
0 Kudos
1,323 Views
0
Report
cancel
Showing results for 
Show  only  | Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Users
Need to Know

"I downloaded AARP Perks to assist in staying connected and never missing out on a discount!" -LeeshaD341679

AARP Perks

More From AARP