Computing powers of modern technology allows you to crack an eight-digit alphanumeric password in a matter of a few hours. Want to make life easier for hackers? Then use names and dates that are important to you, and predictable sequences like "qwerty" or "123456".
It is worth noting that by maintaining access to accounts in the browser, you also become easy prey. So, it's no surprise that 24,649,096,027 usernames and passwords were revealed on the Darknet from 2016 to 2021 (Source: Digital Shadows). Some of them are duplicates, but wait, we're still talking about twenty-four billion!
How to minimize the consequences?
The most reliable way to store information is hidden in your head. It is difficult to get you’re your brain, but your gadgets are not invulnerable.
Can't come up with anything creative? Below is a utility from DEEPRISM, which randomly generates from twelve to thirty-two characters. It’s only left to write down the combination on paper or electronic media, change a couple of characters to avoid expose, and remember it.
Scheduled password changes should be carried out at least 1 time per year.