Most used passwords in 2022
The importance of setting strong passwords is being under-looked by most of the users who continue to set up weak passwords which are easy to guess for an attacker. A strong password is a key to protecting your digital assets, be it your GMAIL account or even your Bank account. I have been to a friend’s home where everyone in the house used qwerty as passwords to their computers….imagine the risk.
A recommended password
If you have a weak password then it is a simple walk for hackers, they can easily gain access to your account by using brute force techniques. A strong password should have at least six to nine characters that include a combination of upper and lowercase letters, symbols, and numbers as indicated in the image above.
List of the most commonly used passwords in 2019
How to be safe
- Use a complex password, enforce a strong password policy “-read about the recommended password in this article above.”
- Check the password regularly, Use two-factor authentication(2FA) for vital sites like managing an account and Emails, make sure all the passwords are unique.
- Change the Manufactures’ default Password that gadgets are issued before they are conveyed to the IT Department.
- Use password managers.
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