Another article was written about a Trojan that takes over people’s web accounts because of weak passwords. These usually effect one kind of service, like Gmail, hotmail.com, comcast.net, live.com, twitter.com, facebook.com, etc.
For a sanity check you may want to consider trying a slight different version of your existing passwords to ese how strong they are. There are all kinds of mathematics behind what is a better password, but these GREAT sites simply let you know if your password is strong enough or not.
For creating a password, consider using Steve Gibson’s Password Generator Webpage