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Creating Safer Passwords


For many of us, logging in and out of different online accounts is an everyday occurrence. And we’ve all heard the basic rules about passwords – never write your password down and don’t use the same username and password for more than one account. Even though we know the rules, studies show that between 50 and 60% of people use the same password for everything they do online. This isn’t a good idea, particularly if the password you use is easily hackable.

The infographic below highlights the “Worst Passwords of 2015.” Check it out – are you guilty of using one of these passwords? If so, review our tips in the infographic on things you should avoid in a password, and set new passwords now.

For more tips and ideas on creating safer passwords, check out our article “The Hacker-Proof Password Formula.”

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