Are You Using The Most Hacked Password?
If you’re using “123456” as a password online, you’ve got the most hacked password in the world.
Over 23 million known people use “123456” as their password, according to a cybersecurity firm in the U.K.
Four other passwords that are easily hacked are: “12345678”, “password”, “111111” and “qwerty”.
Even names are pretty common passwords. So if your name is Ashley, Michael, Daniel, Jessica or Charlie, you have one of the most common names used.
Oh, and if you thought using a band name was clever, the most used band name for a password: Blink-182.
Experts say you have a better chance of protecting yourself online if you use a password with three random but memorable words.
After learning this info, are you at a higher risk for hacking? Better go change that password today.