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With so many sites requiring a username and password, it’s important to make sure access stays private. On line banking and other secure sites especially should have good passwords. If you think your password is safe why not test it here: https://howsecureismypassword.net/ and see how long it would take a hacker to crack it, you may be surprised. So what make a good password? Well first consider what does NOT make a good password, such as your name, date of birth and/or your address. These things can be guessed from your other data. NEVER use a proper word even a foreign word because hackers can use a ‘dictionary attack’ to find such words. When selecting a password of course you want to use something memorable. The best passwords are long words or phrases joined together as one long word.Consider though how you can change your current memorable word into something