Here is a simple tip on how to use long, secure passwords that are easy to remember but, is hard for others to guess. Are you familiar with Base64 encoding? If not you should head to this link on Wikipedia. While its not important for the purpose, it’s just for your information. We are going to use Base64 encoding to make our passwords secure.
Follow these simple steps:
1. Come up with a single line of your choice. It could be tag line of your favorite drink or a slogan. For the purpose of this article, let’s choose the line “my passsword is secure” without quotes.
2. Go to Base64 Decode and Encode – Online
3. In the first textbox type your slogan and click on encode button. You could also choose the type of encoding that you want. It will give you Base64 encoded string of the text that you have entered.
So, in our example, if we entered “my passsword is secure” (without quote) with UTF-8 encoding, we would get
Now use this Base64 string as your password. This could be handy if you keep forgetting passwords for all those numerous websites that you register on.