More Creative Methods
Name your favourite song or film
Often asked when you lose your password, it can be hard to remember what you put, years earlier. This is because your ‘favourites’ often change !
However, this can work for passwords use on a daily basis, that need changing every 6 months. Imagine you’ve just watched a Clint Eastwood boxed set,
- “Do you feel lucky, punk” becomes “D0Uf33luckyPunk?”
First letter sentences
Phrases can help you remember car reg numbers.
So reverse this method to come up with an impossible password to crack.
- The phrase “Hold on tightly, let go lightly” becomes “h0+,lgL”.
Pick a very simple foreign word. For instance the word left.
- In Italian it’s “sinistra”, which becomes “51Ni5+rA”