Avoid using any word from a dictionary (Can be translated). Dictionary passwords are often effortless for hackers to crack it with a simple dictionary attack.
Never use the same password for your all accounts. Try to group it and even a single password for each application and account.
Use upper and lowercase letter combined with numbers and special characters.
If you always forget your password, you can use a “Secure Password Manage App” on your smartphone or desktop, Never leave them on a Post-It note on your desk.
Enable the two step-verification if available in your account. Most of the social networks and secured websites are using two-step verification, which is usually a (Your Password + One Time PIN you will get it on your registered phone number).
Frequently review the new logins of your emails and social media website to check if there are any suspicious logins from a different city or country.
Now you can perform a search with your name; you can use “YOUR NAME” and check out the results you might find an old account or a replicated account of yours used by someone else.
Please don’t click on any a pop-up appear on your screen saying that you are infected. It’s a “Huge Risk” please make sure that it came from your legit Anti-Virus program.
ALWAYS backup. Your files are important to you, so treat it carefully, $100 external drive can save you thousands of dollars you might spend in a single recovery operation.
Don’t install any application from “Unknown Source” or a file from a flash memory you found in the street, especially in your work. You might put your self in trouble.
Don’t connect to any unknown wifi network/hotspot; someone might be in the middle sniffing your password and read all your communication.