Thursday is World Password Day

Photo: Flickr
Photo: Flickr

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Did you know Thursday is "World Password Day?"

Do you use one word passcodes?

Or maybe use the same password for all your confidential accounts?


The best way to lock something up digitally—whether it's to keep out hackers or your kids—is to use a different, strong password for every site and situation.

We checked with It's experts suggest making your password at least eight characters long.

They say the longer the better. Also use with a mix of upper and lower-case letters, numbers. And, if the site or service allows it, use special characters like "!, # and ?"

If you're wondering how your passwords measure up, visit