Generating Strong Passwords – Downeast Credit Union

Generating Strong Passwords

Posted on August 10, 2022 | Fraud Defense

Do you have strong passwords? They’re the first line of defense in keeping your online accounts safe.

Learn how to generate a reliable, secure password by following these tips:
1. Never use personal information such as names, birthdays or phone numbers
2. Don’t use the same password for multiple accounts.
3. Include a mix of numbers, symbols, and lowercase and uppercase letters.
4. Use at least 8 characters.
5. Change your passwords regularly.

And don’t forget, if someone asks you for your online banking information and they are not on your account: JUST SAY NO!

Learn more tips for better passwords from Consumer Reports.