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Is Your Password The Worst?

Posted on | January 27, 2016 | No Comments

If your password happens to be on SplashData’s list of Worst Passwords of 2015, it might be time to change it to something a bit more tougher to crack. Take a look and see if your password is at risk and one of the top 10 worst passwords of 2015:

  1. 123456
  2. password
  3. 12345678
  4. qwerty
  5. 12345
  6. 123456789
  7. football
  8. 1234
  9. 1234567
  10. baseball

To see if your password made the top 25 list of really bad logins check here.

Password Security Are you secure?  Take a moment to review your personal and business account passwords and think about changing or enhancing them. Examine personal accounts like Facebook, Twitter and online banking platforms and then review any business related logins for things like do-it-yourself event management software, email marketing accounts, PC logins and other online programs.

It’s never too late to be safe. Here are a few simple ideas to help you protect your accounts:

  • Use passwords with a dozen or more characters
  • Mix up the types of characters in passwords by using numbers, letters and other characters (!,$,&)
  • Avoid password redundancy for multiple accounts
  • Use a password vault or manager program

If you need help with your work related passwords have a conversation with your systems administrator or if you are using a third party online software be sure to drop them a line to help you update account passwords.


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