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Privacy Protection – Is Your Password Strong Enough?

123456, Password, Qwerty

According to the 2014 Travelers Consumer Risk Index, 82% of Americans worry about loss or personal privacy, and 63% worry about identity theft. If that is true, why aren’t we using more complex passwords? According to SplashData’s annual “Worst Passwords” List, compiled from its annual list of the 25 most common passwords found on the internet, the list tops off with 123456 as the worst commonly used password!

Following 123456 at number 1 are: 1.123456
2.password
3.12345
4.12345678
5.qwerty
6.123456789
7.1234
8.baseball
9.dragon
10.football
 
Does your password show up on this list? It is time to change it.


Do you think your password is safe?  Watch Jimmy Kimmel’s late night show episode when he easily pulled passwords from individuals on the street.