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Log In On A Secure Website
BERLIN, GERMANY - AUGUST 04: Symbol of a website login with the password 'password', on a computer screen on August 04, 2016, in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images)***Local Caption***
Thomas Trutschel—Photothek via Getty Images

Do you want to get hacked? Of course not, so a secure and complex password is an essential part of life. But using your dog's name or your favorite TV show isn't going to cut it. Most sites and accounts require a very specific type of password to keep your information safe and ideally, you should assemble an array of characters including numbers, letters, and symbols that create one super code.

In the Coinage video above, get great tips that will keep you most private information and all those ill-advised photos safe!