Top 6 killer tips for creating best security password

Top 6 killer tips for creating best security password
The Best way to secure passwords is to create a strong password which is hard to guess by others and easy only for you. You should remember passwords or maintain a secure password manager by paying few bucks. Keep a habit of changing password once a month, to prevent from hacking and phishing. There are some good tips to be followed to keep your password strong and secured.
So, here in this article i'l guide you with creating a secure password and some tips to avoid it from hacking.
Before moving on to the main topic, let's understand why do we need to create a strong password?

A password is generally used to gain access to a online account. It can be social media,wallet accounts,net banking,etc..
A password is like a locker which protects your important stuff. Someone else can open your locker by using a masterkey right? Yeah! They can!!
So what you do next is you will make the security of the locker more strongly by replacing it with more secure one.
You keep a complex or easy password so that only you can have access to it. But, what if someone hacks your password and enters into your account without letting you know? 😖
Strange right? This is possible for hackers to hack your account if your password is too weak.
Suppose your password is strong, it will be difficult to crack.

Here are Top 5 killer tips for creating a strong password for your account.
  1. Include Symbols - (~!@#$%^&*())){}|\/[];:'",.<>? )
  2. Include Numbers - ( 1234567890 )
  3. Include Lowercase characters - ( abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz )
  4. Include Uppercase characters - ( ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ )
  5. Include Minimum 8 characters - ( ********  )
  6. Maximum Characters - Depends upon your memory capacity.
Remember : The more number of characters = the more secure password.
Combination of symbols,numbers,uppercase and lowercase characters makes a password hard to crack.
Do not keep a lengthy password because it will be hard to remember and chances are that you will forget it too.
Example: abcdef@123!!

Here is a website which shows how secure is your password and complexity to hack when you type in that field.
https://howsecureismypassword.net/

Few more tips :
  • Keep a simple and strong password so that it will be easy to remember. 
  • Never keep the same password. If by mistake one of your password is known to anyone, they can log in to your other accounts too if the password is same for every account.
  • Do not keep a password which is common for everyone. 
  • It should be Hard to guess but easy to remember.
  • Do not pay online transactions unless it is a secured and genuine website.
  • Beware of phishing websites.
- How to know if a website is secured?
https - encrypts data
Check whether the website has https in the url. 
Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) is the secure version of HTTP, the protocol over which data is sent between your browser and the website that you are connected to. The 'S' at the end of HTTPS stands for 'Secure'. It means all communications between your browser and the website are encrypted.
- What is a Phishing Website? 

Look alike website which looks exactly as the actual website for stealing information of user.
Phishing websites are generally scam or spam websites which are used to reveal personal information. Such as username,email,passwords and credit card numbers from a user.
They pretend to be legitimate but actually they are not. Some of the examples of spam are:
Emails which are sent in bulk, Grab your attention and lure you so that you fill out your personal details to get rewarded, and many more..
See, what does wikipedia say about phishing:
Phishing is the attempt to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details (and, indirectly, money), often for malicious reasons, by disguising as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication.
So, how to protect yourself from a phishing website?   

Safety tips below:
  • Keep your ANTIVIRUS up-to-date and make sure to TURN ON Firewall in your PC.
  • Whenever you pay online, make sure that the website is secured and genuine. (check for https in the url/address bar)
  • Check for the accuracy of the url and name of the website.
  • For money transactions, if the website seems to be unknown then search it on google whether it exists genuinely or not. If it exists, search: name of the website + review .
  • Do not use the same password which you used for other accounts.
  • Do not fill personal information(username,email,password,credit/debit card details,etc..) if you find something is fishy in the website.
  • Beware of spam websites.
  • Do not click on emails which you haven't subscribed for.
  • Do not download any software which is not official. Because, hackers may attach virus to the software and steal your data.
A antivirus is like a security guard who protects a building or a company. Hackers are thief or burglars who try to enter. But the security guard blocks them and protects the people.
Same is with antivirus. It protects the PC files by blocking virus which tries to enter PC.
These are few tips to be taken care of when you submit personal data to websites. 
Comment below whatever i have missed in this article, i'l update it as soon as possible.
Please forgive me if those examples ( A password is like a locker.. and A antivirus is like a security guard.. ) didn't make any sense. 😂😂😂 lol
That's all folks. Hope you like it. Have a happy day ahead.