Believe it or not still way too many people use very easy to hacked passwords. As a matter of fact, 80% of consumers have had their emails leaked onto the dark web.
According to CNBC:
Cybersecurity experts often recommend picking something longer than the minimum number of recommended characters, and using uncommon characters – like punctuation marks or other symbols – in place of letters and numbers, to make your password harder to guess.
Here’s mobile security firm Lookout’s list of the 20 passwords most commonly found on the dark web, due to data breaches:
These are the 20 most common passwords leaked on the dark web — make sure none of them are yours https://t.co/N0EhTsYh5B
— CNBC Make It (@CNBCMakeIt) February 27, 2022