Common Password Mistakes To Avoid

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By Atharv Sharma
Published Jun 23, 2022

Hindustan Times

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Setting a weak password can expose you to several security risks and may compromise your digital accounts

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Here are some common mistakes to avoid while setting passwords

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Change the default password

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Update the default username and password (such as admin/password) as soon as you obtain a new device or account

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Setting a short password

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The length of a password is one of its most crucial components. Your password becomes increasingly more difficult to guess with each new character

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Password with no numbers or symbols

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You can increase the security of your password by including both uppercase and lowercase characters, numbers, and symbols

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Never include personal details

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Never include any personal information in a new password you create. A decent password should have absolutely no connection to you

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