Think creating strong passwords is a pain? It’s really not. And getting hacked is far more painful.
The call to create tough-to-crack passwords gets louder every year. And still, scores of people ignore it.
Case in point: Computerworld’s list of the worst, most common passwords for the last five years. Topping the chart in 2015 were:
Not terribly creative—and worse—easily hackable.
Weak passwords pose a huge security risk, enabling crooks to break into private accounts.
Things get worse when people use one ...Continue Reading →