"Hackers, and I’m not talking about the ethical kind, have developed a whole range of tools to get at your personal data. And the main impediment standing between your information remaining safe, or leaking out, is the password you choose."
From One Man’s Blog>>
If you don’t want to use a program to store all your different passwords, try this: Use a sentence or song lyric you’ve memorized. It’s better if it’s scatological or profane, because you’ll remember it better. Here’s an example:
"I hate having to remember my friggin password for this piece of sh*t site!" becomes
Then substitute numbers that sound like words in your sentence, in this case using "2" for "to" and "4" for "for":
And then add something like "piece of sh*t" becomes POS, to capitalize more words, so it’s now:
And finally, personalize it for each site:
Where POSG means "piece of sh*t Google site"
"Ihh2rmfp4tPOSMs!" means Microsoft site.