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password list Better Check This List: Worst Passwords of 2018

We’ve embraced the IoT in our everyday lives, yet with so many connection points, there’s a risky habit too many of us still need to break—using weak passwords. SplashData evaluated more than five million passwords leaked online during the previous year and compiled the top worst passwords for 2018.

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password written on sticky note What Are the Worst Passwords of 2017?

The more things change, the more they stay the same. For the fourth straight year, the top spots in the annual worst passwords of the year list issued by password management company SplashData are unchanged. People apparently still use “123456” and “password.”

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password 123456 on sticky note Are Your Passwords on This List?

Some things never change and, unfortunately, picking bad passwords that put you at risk of identity theft seems to be among them. The 2016 Worst Passwords List has been released by SplashData, the password management company that releases the annual list of the worst of the worst passwords.

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