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When making a new password, you can use SecurityStats.com for guidelines and to “test” your password.


Use a mix of upper case and lower case letters, symbols, letters, and numbers. Don’t use a word in the dictionary. (Password crackers sometimes use word lists from a dictionary)

Don’t use a password you use for other accounts.

For wordpress, I would recommend you avoid using your accountname as your nickname. My friend told me his ex-girlfriend hijacked his email, blog, and AIM screenname. Don’t share your password with anyone… especially your girlfriend. -.-

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