What is a Strong
cannot be guessed easily. Hackers often use automated tools to help them guess
or crack passwords, and the easier a password is to guess, the faster a hacker
can break into a system.
A strong password
is one that is hard for someone to break into. It consists of random letters
and numbers set out in a way that no one can run a program against your
password to figure it out.
Why does TradeKey
recommend use of Strong Password?
Your password is
the key to your complete TradeKey account information which includes your
personal information, buy/sell offers, products, Message Center etc. Strong
Passwords protect both your TradeKey account and your personal information.
What can happen
incase you don’t use a Strong Password?
Hackers can break
into easy to guess password, access your private information and use it to
impersonate you and harm your business. They can destroy your important
messages in Message Center and harm your
reputation with your Customers, and so much more.
How to create a
You can create a
strong password by following these guidelines:
- Password length should be 6 to 12 characters
a mix of upper case and lower case letters.
at least four different characters (don't repeat the same characters)
use all or part of your login name
use a real word in any language
keep your Strong Password Safe?
Many people write
down their secret password, and tape it to the monitor or tuck it into a desk
drawer next to their computer. The following are a few recommendations for
handling your passwords more safely:
your password secret
different passwords for different web sites
- Change your passwords
at least every six months