Summary If you receive a notice from your device or password software indicating that your password has been found on the dark web, it may not mean that one of your own accounts specifically was hacked, but instead that generally speaking, you are using a password that is not sufficiently unique. It has been used… Continue reading Here’s why your password was found in a data leak on the dark web, and what to do about it.
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Password Strength and Security Tips from BlueHost
Password Requirements The password must meet these requirements: Must be at least 8 characters long A lowercase letter (e.g. abcde) An uppercase letter (e.g. ABCDE) A number (e.g. 123456) A symbol or a space (e.g. ~!@#$%^) Tips for choosing a password Avoid dictionary words. Use a combination of letters, numbers, and special characters. Use a… Continue reading Password Strength and Security Tips from BlueHost