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In order to change your Lucat password, please visit the following website: https://passport.lu.se/
The following requirements apply to the complexity of the password:
The password must contain at least eight characters (preferably ten or more characters) of three of the following character groups:
See also “Tips” below for tips on creating a secure password which can still be relatively easy to remember.
If you read your work e-mail in your cell phone, you must also update the password stored there after you have changed the computer password, so that the e-mail account password on the cell phone matches the new password.
It does not have to be very difficult to find a password that with some work is going to memorizable, but which is still relatively safe. Some hints:
Mushrooms in the forest I like to pick
Another alternative way is to use passwords that consist of full, long sentences, which are often easy to remember but still difficult guessed by a computer. Please see this comic: http://xkcd.com/936/
Note! Do not use the passwords in these examples!
Please remember to change your password periodically. A useful rule of thumb is that one should change the password at least once every six months, preferably more often.
Make it a habit to change your password at certain fixed times, eg, when you come back from vacation. Do not change the password just before the holidays, but replace it afterwards. It obviously increases the chances of remembering the password.
When you change your password, do not write it down. Instead, try to practice logging in and out several times with the new password. Often, repetition is the best way to remember.
Should you have trouble changing your password or remember your password, please contact the Lucat coordinator at your department for help.