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why 'password' is not a secure password

Why ‘password’ is Not a Secure Password

“Password” is not a secure password. That may seem like the most obvious statement in the world. Yet for some strange reason, “password” is still the 4th most popular password choice, according to an annual study from SplashData.   Here are the other gems from their Top 10 most popular (and most hacked) password list.

the dark web

Hackers, Passwords and the Dark Web: What You Need to Know

Criminals love stealing credentials, and too many people are handing them the keys to the kingdom. A recent study by Verizon showed that 91% of phishing attacks targeted the user’s credentials. Why? Because stealing your username and password is the easiest way to break in to your business data, your bank account and more.