Most Commonly Used Passwords Of 2018

By   ISBuzz Team
Writer , Information Security Buzz | Dec 20, 2018 01:30 am PST

Yesterday Splash Data revealed its annual list – which included ‘123456’ and ‘password’ – of the most commonly used passwords of the year,. In response to this, Jake Moore, cyber security expert at ESET, had the following comment.

Jake Moore, Cyber Security Expert at ESET:

Most Commonly Used Passwords Of 2018

“With over 925 million cyber-attacks in September 2018 alone, I think it’s fair to say everyone needs to up their password game in 2019 and think more carefully about online security. However, this needn’t just be a dig at the account holders, websites need to ban simple and overused passwords. A excellent place to start is by using a password manager, which can assist you if you ever struggle to come up with a difficult, strong, and unique password. At the risk of disturbing convenience, having to enter a complicated password will clarify the situation and gradually increase confidence.

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