If Your Password Is 123456, Just Make It HackMe

popular passwordsI've written about the importance of good passwords before and a recent NYTimes article just confirms my suspicions that weak passwords are one of the biggest (yet easily prevented) threats to data security.  

I wonder who in their right mind would use "password" as their password, but apparently it's one of the most popular password choices.   The article states, "According to a new analysis, one out of five Web users still decides to leave the digital equivalent of a key under the doormat: they choose a simple, easily guessed password like “abc123,” “iloveyou” or even “password” to protect their data." 

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