Despite the exciting advancement in technology, the Internet has become less and less secure, and both old and new Internet users have become more vulnerable to cyberattacks.

In 2022, there were over 4,100 publicly disclosed data breaches, which equates to approximately 22 billion records exposed. Cyber ​​security experts predict that the figures are expected to exceed these numbers by up to five percent in the future.

A strong password is one that is difficult for others to guess or crack, and has the potential to protect a user from various cyber security threats, such as phishing, malware, Emotet, password attacks, etc.

With e-commerce becoming a thing of our time, Internet users need to be careful how they trade while online. Like social ethics, the world is having to establish a new ethics that guides our digital or virtual life.

In this article, we give you some helpful tips for creating a strong password:

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1. Use a combination of letters, numbers, and symbols.

2. Have at least 8 characters. The longer the password, the stronger it is.

3. Avoid using common words or phrases, or easily found information about yourself, such as your name or date of birth.

4. Do not use the same password for multiple accounts. If one of your accounts is compromised, an attacker could try to use the same password on other accounts.

5. Consider using a password manager to help you generate and store strong, unique passwords for all your accounts.

Finally, Internet users should keep in mind that it is important to choose a strong password and keep it safe. It is equally important that users do not share their passwords with anyone and that they can update them regularly to further protect their accounts.

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